HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » The DU Lounge (Forum) » Glimpses of Lost Railway ... » Reply #3

Response to Cartoonist (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 5, 2019, 03:24 PM

3. "Cheap and Nothing Wasted RR"

The railroad also purchased a great deal of its equipment second-hand. CNW shop forces economized wherever possible, earning the railroad the nickname "Cheap and Nothing Wasted." Sometimes employees referred to the condition of equipment as "Cardboard and No Wheels."

From Wikipedia.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 16 replies Author Time Post
marble falls Mar 2019 OP
Jane Austin Mar 2019 #1
Cartoonist Mar 2019 #2
LineLineReply "Cheap and Nothing Wasted RR"
marble falls Mar 2019 #3
murielm99 Mar 2019 #9
Gore1FL Mar 2019 #11
GeoWilliam750 Mar 2019 #4
marble falls Mar 2019 #5
tclambert Mar 2019 #6
elleng Mar 2019 #7
marble falls Mar 2019 #14
elleng Mar 2019 #16
marble falls Mar 2019 #13
Dem2theMax Mar 2019 #8
BigmanPigman Mar 2019 #10
marble falls Mar 2019 #15
Rhiannon12866 Mar 2019 #12
Please login to view edit histories.