Bernie Cabra of Gallatin, a 42-year veteran train engineer who was active as an engineer for over 20 years, submitted this story. Bernie personally identifies with the concerns this story raise.
by Joseph D. “Tuch” Santucci
I was blowing the whistle almost constantly due to the close proximity of the crossings. As we started up the grade towards Route 173, we could see the “snitch lights” illuminating on the sides