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An Intermodal train bound for Mexico glides past the old Cotton Belt Passenger Depot in Tyler, TX.


.2016 - 2018 Officers

Mike Tanner - President

Neal Cain - Secretary /Treasurer

Warren Green - L/C

Ed Todd - 1st VLC

Van Bullock - 2nd VLC (Vacations & Single Day Scheduling)

.Inward-Facing Cameras

.Scheduled Single Day Vacations

Vacation Modification Agreement

Answer to Issue #12 is available in the Members-Only section.

.2013 Division 857 Meeting Minutes are available in the Members-Only section.

.Layoff Tracker Program

Quotable Quotes

"If you want to see God, just spray Tinactin on your sack!" - Keith Mitchell



.Division 857 Meetings are held at China King on Loop 281 in Longview, TX. Lunch from 12n to 1pm - Meeting begins at 1 pm.

Next Meeting Dates:

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6

July 4

August 1

September 5

October 3

November 7

December 5


- 1/16: Added info to site



Welcome to the new Division 857 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Website!

. Updated 3/01/11 - More of the links are working and even more content is being added. Some of the links to the left still don't work or will take you somewhere other than what's on the label - it's still a part of the "pre-packaged" template structure, and we're making corrections as our work schedule allows! Please feel free to have a look around!

We believe we have a really great website in the making, and hope you'll check back often!

- Van Bullock and the Web Design Committee -


What's New:

Young woman removed from train at Hearne - Added February 22, 2011

"Keep moving - there's nothing to see here!". Yeah, RIGHT. In 32 years of Railroading, I've never had a totally naked woman riding MY train! The story and accompanying video clip taken as she is removed by local Law Enforcement is a Division 857 exclusive - Login Required!


2011 GCOR Study Guide - Added February 11, 2011

study guide

IT'S HERE - the 2011 GCOR Study Guide, complete with descriptive answers, this downloadable PDF file has been methodically compliled by Seattle, WA Locomotive Engineer and BLET Member Jeffrey Ford. If you need a rules test this year, this is a "must-have" item! To read, click on the photo above. To download to your hard drive, RIGHT click the photo, and select the "Save As" option.

Requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader

Or, you can click HERE to Download the Study


The Darwin Awards (Requires Login) Added February 11, 2011