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Car Chaser

Direct movement of grain-freight cars in plant yard.

What does a Car Chaser do?

Directs movement of grain-freight cars in plant yard, and selects cars for grain loading: Signals railroad crew and plant workers to move cars in specified sequence to meet grain loading and unloading schedules. Marks or points out cars for use. Walks along tracks on railroad siding to examine empty grain cars to ascertain size, type, and cleanliness. Selects cars for future loading and prepares list of car numbers.