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How busted is your yard?

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by stylus1, Sep 20, 2003.

  1. stylus1

    stylus1 Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2003 Messages: 222 Likes Received: 0
    I've only lived here with a car for a few weeks. About every saturday or sunday, i go down to the yard and chill out and be hungover. The town that i live in now is small, the yard is very small. I hang out for about 30 minutes and walk the tracks. I have no camera, but the whole place shuts down on saturday at one, there is rarely a soul in sight. I go and check out all the pieces, and sometimes take a little paint with me. I haven't pieced, i've only done handstyles there. Anyway, i have left out one important factor. The place is completely over run and torn apart by toys and vandals. Every building, has a shitload of fucking awful attempts at pieces. a praticular group, who writes SUR has done some serious damage. Every week there is something new, just new shit that is pathetic. i think im the only person to go down there with even the slightest interest of actually piecing a car instead of all the equipment and buildings. I have no real question to ask, other than the fear of reactions from workers. I do not know what to expect if the workers stumble across an actual attempt at a piece that could have been painted right there. the cars that come on, usually stick around for a couple weeks, if I piece i am afraid that the workers, that are already frustrated with the awful bullshit that they have to see everyday; not to mention all the garbage, beer cans, paint cans (which i clean up if i see), im afraid the workers will definitely report that something happened right here, seeing as that car was clean last week. this is probably a useless thread, but i feel that shit like this deserves attention. As many have said the freight movement could hit its downfall just like the NYC subway system did. Shit like this makes the indifferent workers and Norfolk Southern in general actually give a shit about the yards in really small towns like this. This town and yard is so small, graffiti and vandalism should not be an issue, if i was the only person to go down there and paint it wouldn't be an issue. I do not even know what to say or do about it, but it does bring some concern as to whether I should really go down there and piece on the regular, it could potentially be noticed that it happened there, and i could probably get grouped with the SUR fuckers. My final question, How hard should i beat these kids asses if i ever come across them? :confused:
  2. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i think it would be a good idea to buff all the shit and clean the beer cans, paint cans and shit up. from what i understand, sur is some kind of mexican gang shit, so i would try to get a look at the people that come there before you confront them. what kind of cars stop there ? are they always clean ? im not sure that the workers would notice a peice on a car that was not there before
  3. fr8yardjunky

    fr8yardjunky Member

    Joined: Jun 22, 2002 Messages: 810 Likes Received: 0
    sur if im not mistaken could be from SUR13 . if so i dont know about where you at but where i come from you better watch your self.

  4. stylus1

    stylus1 Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2003 Messages: 222 Likes Received: 0
    no camera = no flicks = no money to spend, on anything but beer. word maybe i'll stay away from SUR then, but still i see new dumb shit show up on a weekly basis from these kids, its fucking annoying and its garbage. i have cleaned up empty spraypaint cans, i guess i'll go ahead and clean up all the other random shit that shows up there, found a broken computer the other day. I guess i'd like to make sure that no workers realize that someone has been snooping around or painting and dumb fuckers make that difficult when messes are made and stupid shit shows up on their walls. and to address further questions, the cars that usually come through are mostly hoppers and railboxes, i actually haven't seen anything else come through. they do, leave engines completely out in the open and unattended on the weekends as well as all of the cars, which makes me think they prolly wouldn't give a fuck at all. Where i used to live, there were no yards like this, all maintenance work and people keeping a close eye. This yard closes on the weekends, my old yard(s) was running and working 24/7 and always had those NS trucks running up and down the rails. Im not used to this kind of shit, and i just don't know enough about the freight industry in general. i do know that the bullshit that ends up on walls there has got to be noticed because of its sheer quantity and carelessness. Its a strange situation, im not sure what they will do if they notice that someone else had done something aside from toys and vandals. But i will piece regardless after i check this place out more. In situations i try to think responsibly and make sure i don't get fucked or caught.

    IRON HEAD Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 13, 2003 Messages: 2,489 Likes Received: 0
    I wont to a yard in Atlanta and it was ridicilious... I was practcally tripping over paint, new cans, old rusted cans, and even can tops. There was even a bag full of paint just left there i guess we must have scared the people there off... But any how still managed to paint some autoracks w/o ne problems... So just be wise and make sure your on point if you happen to paint that one yard...
  6. ODS-1

    ODS-1 Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 21, 2003 Messages: 3,575 Likes Received: 0
    Werd that sucks. I agree that cleaning the shit up is a good idea, but toys will just come back and paint it again. I think your yard is just fucked, sorry to say.
  7. mrhand

    mrhand New Jack

    Joined: Sep 28, 2002 Messages: 38 Likes Received: 0
    Thats the "Free ColorPlace Silver" yard... Go there weekly and you'll never run out of paint! Most folks know the deal except those rascally kids who like the service road visibles...
  8. mrhand

    mrhand New Jack

    Joined: Sep 28, 2002 Messages: 38 Likes Received: 0
    ...and sometimes out of towner's trains leave with "bonus" effects added to them, such as white and burgundy squiggles... ...know what I'm sayin?

    IRON HEAD Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 13, 2003 Messages: 2,489 Likes Received: 0

    The kids that ran out had left a bag of cans... and they had Color Place silvers.. how funny... but y do they call it that...? ANd wwhy do peeps leave that place looking the way it did... I myself threw like 15 cans away that weren't even mine... Is it str8 to paint there by those looks not really...

    IRON HEAD Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 13, 2003 Messages: 2,489 Likes Received: 0

    Did you go there this weekend??... cus there were some wack ass burgundy and whites facing the service road...
  11. mrhand

    mrhand New Jack

    Joined: Sep 28, 2002 Messages: 38 Likes Received: 0
    no. now shhhh....
  12. Bosco

    Bosco Member

    Joined: Jun 21, 2003 Messages: 317 Likes Received: 0
    Yup Yup! That "yard" in Atlanta has been pretty hot lately, ever since someone burned down the trailer there and the engine got painted there...its hard to believe that place didn't get heated sooner. When I first visited it, I was surprised as hell at all the cans lying around, some people just don't give a fuck and ruin it for others. It is a lot quieter though worker wise, since Amtrak shut down mail operations on the siding there.
  13. Boulder St.

    Boulder St. Junior Member

    Joined: Aug 27, 2003 Messages: 106 Likes Received: 0
    Oh damn, you got hit up by the SUR kilaaz, gangsta gangsta!!!:eek:
  14. SPFlatty

    SPFlatty Guest

    just find out whos leavin stuff and ask them to clean up..some people are pretty dense...just ask...hopefully they'll wise up...
  15. krowteN

    krowteN Member

    Joined: Jan 26, 2002 Messages: 480 Likes Received: 0
    i have never been to that rack yard in atl but ive heard stories. that spot is just a raid waiting to happen. but to the original post, like someone already said if you see new sur tags on the buildings in your spot, then my advice would be to stay the fuck away. i have a friend that met with some pretty ill vatos in a train yard.