BUREAUCRACY: Fred Warrington's Cows

The Pennsylvania Railroad's 9:35 a.m. train from Harrington, Del. to Franklin City, Va. isn't very impressive. It is made up of a locomotive, an ancient coach and a string of spavined baggage cars. But since nothing else runs on the 78 miles of grass-grown single track which wobbles its way between the two towns, the 9:35 is well known on the Eastern Shore. So is the 9:35-8 brakeman, Fred Warrington, of Harrington, who has worked for the Pennsy for 33 years. Last week Warrington's differences with . the Government made news of...

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