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The Smith-Jones-Robinson Classic

On a train, Smith, Robinson and Jones are the fireman, brakeman, and engineer, but NOT respectively. Also aboard the train are three businessmen who have the same names: a Mr. Smith, a Mr. Robinson, and a Mr. Jones. Who is the engineer?

  1. Mr. Robinson lives in Detroit.
  2. The brakeman lives exactly halfway between Chicago and Detroit.
  3. Mr. Jones earns exactly $20,000 per year.
  4. The brakeman's nearest neighbor, one of the passengers, earns exactly three times as much as the brakeman.
  5. Smith beats the fireman at billiards.
  6. The passenger whose name is the same as the brakeman's lives in Chicago.