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    From: David Firth davef224 -AT- pacbell.net
    Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 08:43:49 -0700
    Subject: Using a jack to replace a wheel bearing. The round object on the end of the car is a "pole pocket". Sometimes switch crews would save time by moving a car on an adjacent track by pushing it with a wooden pole inserted between the car and the switch engine. This was very dangerous but a few railroads did allow it. Photo by Robert D. Firth.
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