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| Tack Colors
The colored tacks atop freight cars are what we usein place of waybills. The color of the tack indicates the town to route the car to and the number indicates the specific industry or siding the car is destined for. Odd numbered tacks are switched by a westbound train and even numbered tacks are switched by an eastbound train. Blocking the cars in order from low to high behind the engine will aid in making setouts while switching. Refer to the track maps of each town for industry locations.
Passenger cars with tacks are to be set out at the appropriate location.
These tacks usually do not have numbers as there is only one logical destination
for the car.
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