“Heard you was the greatest engineer in the world. That true?”
“Damn right it’s true. And here comes Sim, the best fireman an engineer could ask for.”
The conductor looked at his watch “We’re more than an hour and a half behind schedule now.”
Don’t you worry Mr. Turner, we have a light train and a good crew. We’ll make up the time.
“Come on up Sim, let’s get this beast fired and on the road.”
Sim grabbed his shovel, opened the fire door and began shoveling like a madman. “Let her rip Mr. Casey, this loco wants to run.”
– The End –
The flash word is “loco” and the upper limit is 100 words. Just made it with 100 words.
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