Author Topic: Work Car 1010 (Crane Car "Ichabod") - Official Work Thread  (Read 58682 times)

Ira Schreiber

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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #90 on: December 04, 2012, 03:54:24 PM »
Stephen, as in Stephen Crane (and Hussar and Zuppa too)
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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #91 on: December 04, 2012, 04:34:28 PM »
John M,

You've got my vote.  ROWHOOK is rather a "catchy" name, don't you think.
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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #92 on: December 04, 2012, 09:32:22 PM »
Keep them coming. All very good. Wayne suggests Big Lift. All very catchy. Though Ikabod makes me smile.
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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #93 on: December 04, 2012, 10:01:48 PM »
I like Ichabod too. It shows our literary bent..

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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #94 on: December 04, 2012, 10:17:57 PM »
I think I like Ichabod, too.

Back when I was working on the railroad, we used to always refer to a mattock as a Lester. I don't know how many folks here are old enough to get that reference, so I'll just leave it hanging there for a bit and see what happens.


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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #95 on: December 04, 2012, 10:31:33 PM »
Lester Mattock - he he he.  That's as good as the Yale figure 8 switchlock being called a Mae West! 

Well, I think Mike should label the car "How's that grab you"


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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #96 on: December 04, 2012, 11:18:16 PM »
Ichabod......yeah that's so good it's a no-brainer!

Well, wait a minute, wasn't the no-brainer the Headless Horseman? Gracious, I'm so confused!  ???

PS. to Dave B. : Literary bent sounds good. You might want to put "Literary" on a sign and nail it to one of the bents on Humason Brook trestle.

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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #97 on: December 05, 2012, 12:32:14 AM »
Steve, the big question in my mind is whether you have been hanging around with Fred Morse and Ed Lecuyer too much, or whether they have been hanging around with you too much.

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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #98 on: December 05, 2012, 03:37:07 PM »
Steve, the big question in my mind is whether you have been hanging around with Fred Morse and Ed Lecuyer too much, or whether they have been hanging around with you too much.

I've been using my cranium a "fair amount" to see if I could up with anything better than Ichabod.
My entries:
Captain Hook
Derrick

PS: "Ichabod's Cranium" sounds like the name of a PBS TV show for kids.
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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #99 on: December 05, 2012, 03:52:20 PM »
I think I should point out that Ichabod Crane was NOT the headless horseman.
Ichabod was the target of the "Headless Horseman's" attention.


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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #100 on: December 05, 2012, 08:13:57 PM »
Put a few black stripes on it and tell the kids it's Bumble Bee from transformers

Okay Ichabod is good!

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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #101 on: December 05, 2012, 08:42:23 PM »
How about

THE CRANE IN MAINE
(falls plainly on the mai.........uh, no.

Back to Ichabod!

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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #102 on: December 05, 2012, 09:23:05 PM »
You guys are too funny.
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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #103 on: December 10, 2012, 08:31:46 PM »
OK - if we want to go the "musical" route, not to be confused with the Alphabet Route, how about:

The Crane In Maine works mainly on the Train............................
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Re: Crane Car - Official Work Thread
« Reply #104 on: December 10, 2012, 10:18:33 PM »
John, I love it! But I heard from Mike that Ichabod is the winner. That's a good one, and easier to stencil, too.