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When teachers ask young students what they want to be when they grow up, some say police officer, teacher, or astronaut.

Shaun Watt wanted to drive a train.

Since Kindergarten, Watt wanted to be a train engineer, the person in the cab driving the train down the tracks.

When Watt graduated high school, he began working on railroads and never looked back.

Watt has been able to see all the different sides of working on a railroad, from hauling freight to giving tours.

Watt explains that some things that people don’t expect on the job when working as a train engineer is the crashes that occur.

Watt does say that working as an engineer has given him opportunities to travel that he’s extremely grateful for.

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