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Mr. Harding — who was named for the 29th president, who died in 1923, family members said — began his railroad career in 1937 working as a brakeman for the B&O. He later was promoted to conductor and yardmaster at Camden Station.
These days, volunteers say need more people to run the train, serving in such roles as engineer, conductor or brakemen.
The train’s crew had been cooperative, and investigators were scheduling interviews with two other train crew members — a conductor and a brakeman, officials said.
Any reasonably fit person can take a bobsled run (with both a professional driver and a brakeman keeping things safe) at the Olympic Sports Complex.
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