BNSF rail cars sit on a railroad siding in Custer on Friday Aug. 22, 2014. The railroad is building a new siding between Ferndale and Custer. The railroad fired a conductor after he checked air brakes on 42 trains cars while in Whatcom County in 2010.
BNSF rail cars sit on a railroad siding in Custer on Friday Aug. 22, 2014. The railroad is building a new siding between Ferndale and Custer. The railroad fired a conductor after he checked air brakes on 42 trains cars while in Whatcom County in 2010. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
BNSF rail cars sit on a railroad siding in Custer on Friday Aug. 22, 2014. The railroad is building a new siding between Ferndale and Custer. The railroad fired a conductor after he checked air brakes on 42 trains cars while in Whatcom County in 2010. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com

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