The trains of ten and fifteen coaches pile up in the railroad yard, and the yardmaster nearly goes out of his mind.
“Say it,” said the operator gamely, as the yardmaster hesitated.
The yardmaster of the Northern Pacific was ready there for the news from that rat-a-tap.
Later the night yardmaster, a jovial German, came in and learned of my plight.
No, I would not put every yardmaster over the roundhouse foreman and the car inspectors.
The night yardmaster is a general, and he has an army of lesser officers in the field.
The work of the yardmaster is more spectacular than that of the dispatcher.
He was a yardmaster at the time of leaving the company's employ.
Pick up a yardmaster occasionally and take him to headquarters with you so that he will keep acquainted with the dispatchers.
In order to load we had to remove all the brakes, and this the yardmaster refused to do.