ward the approaching plow, viz., the crust should be broken to avoid the plow riding over the drift.
25.--Conductors are required, when registering their trains, to write out in full the color of signals carried and when not carrying signals to write out in full in the proper column the words "No Signals." They are also required to sign their name and initials and are forbidden to use ditto marks.
26.--When the air-brake becomes defective, thereby interfering with the @roper control of a train or to require special arrangement for the safe movement of a train, conductors and enginemen are required to consult together and to make the necessary arrangements, reporting to the Superintendent for instructions from the first available point and receive authority before proceeding further with the train.
27.--It is forbidden to move an engine on which the power brake has become inoperative either light or coupled in with another engine for the purpose of moving to the terminal without first receiving written instructions from the Superintendent.
28.--When through taking water on an engine, it is required that the water crane be left facing in the direction of traffic; that is, if a crane is located on the westward track, the spout should face west.
29.--It is forbidden to use engines equipped with snow plows for head-on switching, pulling trains backwards, or for pushing cars or trains, except in emergency to clear the main track, when it may be done very lightly and at a slow rate of speed.
30.--It is forbidden to stop turn-tables by placing latch in position as that practice damages the turn-tables and track leading to them.
31.--It is forbidden to couple onto or move a private or business car without first ascertaining whether same is occupied, and if occupied it is required that the occupants or porter in charge of the car be notified of the move to be made.
32.--No signs or lights (other than hand lanterns) are to be displayed on the rear of trains, except such markers and signal lights as are required by the Rules of the Operating Department.
33.--Employees are required to familiarize themselves with the location of derails, and are required to know that derails are in proper position with reference to any train movement in which they are engaged. Whenever conditions require, the enginemen of a train approaching a derail on a side-track is required to send a trainman ahead to locate the position of the derail and is forbidden to proceed until signaled by the trainman.
34.--When blocks are placed under the wheels of cars standing on side-tracks, it is required that the blocks be placed on the opposite rail to that on which the derail is located, to avoid block acting as a wedge, and preventing the derail from performing its function.
35.--Employees are required to be familiar with the equipment they handle, such as air-brake, steam heat, lighting system, brake connections, etc., and when there is any part of such equipment they do not fully understand, they are required to report to the Road Foreman of Engines, General Foreman of Car Repairs, or Air Brake Instructor for instructions.
36.--Conductors and trainmen on duty at night are required to provide themselves with a lighted white lantern, and to carry it with them at all times.
37.--In connection with Rule 273, Operating Department, in handling cars or engines on tracks where there is limited side or overhead clearance, account of platforms, docks, structures of any kind, telegraph or signal poles, piles of lumber, or other material, employes are forbidden to go between or upon cars or engines and any such obstructions or to otherwise expose their arms or bodies, unless they can do so with safety.
Employees are forbidden to ride on top of furniture or other exceptionally high cars.
38.--In connection with Rules 6, 29, 30 and 65, Rules, governing automatic block signals and telephone operation, effective May 15, 1914, trains in automatic signal territory will run on double track with current of traffic upon signal indication, which signal indication will supersede time table superiority. In case operator cannot communicate with train dispatcher he will so notify trainmen.
39.--In addition to the display of car repairer’s signals and the use of private locks on designated repair tracks, it is forbidden to enter upon, take from, place on or move cars on such tracks, until the conductor or employe in charge of the engine or train has been furnished with a Release Order, Form 4058, properly dated, timed and signed.
Foremen in charge of designated repair tracks are required to deliver a copy of Release Order, Form 4058, to the conductor or employe in charge of the engine or train before the private lock is opened. Foremen will retain a copy of the order in the order book. Enginemen, conductors or trainmen receiving release orders will retain them for future reference.
40.--On all double header trains instructions require the leading engineman to do the braking. This method should be observed in all cases except as follows: Should the air brake on the leading engine become defective, the position of engines will be changed unless leading engine is a small one and could not properly be placed back of the large engine. In such cases an understanding will be had between the enginemen and