Yesterday I had occasion to check out Hicksville Yard with my son. There was nothing going on, just the cuts of covered hoppers that have been there for sometime and a pair of boxcars spotted over by the building materials area. Anyway, with regard to those boxcars, in particular, the ATW one, a heads-up to the crew that goes to pick it up when it's ready to go. Right where the conductor would stand to couple the car up, there is a pile of what appears to be human waste, right on the track. My son saw it first and pointed it out to me. I was at a loss to explain why that would be there, but there it was. Obviously you don't want to pick that up on your boot and bring it into the locomotive.