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    I recently found this on YouTube:...

    I recently found this on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJXH-cA5f3w This is an episode of 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?', a series that aired in the early-mid 90's if I remember. The...
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    West Virginia Rails Festival '10

    Just recieved a link to a very interesting site in an email today: http://www.wvrails2010.com/ Sounds like another Trainfest '09 to me, even the site looks very similar... ;) It will be held in...
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    Advice for a new Route Builder

    Good evening/morning/afternoon, everyone. :wave: I'm in the process of building my 1st serious route. I plan on having it be fairly diverse, but try not to get in over my little n00b head! :p I hope...
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    UNBELIEVABLE footage of a runaway train!!

    http://www.youtube.com/v/UFk7AsEDqvs
    This is a video taken at the scene of a derailment in Croatia. You can see the passenger train lying on the side of the track. When a maintenance train arrives...
  5. I would also like to point out the fact that he...

    I would also like to point out the fact that he was driving on the wrong side of the road! :p (For anyone not from the USA, we drive on the right hand side of the road.)
  6. You don't see THIS everyday:Car hits a train!!

    http://www.youtube.com/v/enkh9A5jdUI&hl=en&fs=1&
    http://www.newsobserver.com/news/story/1559813.html
    Apoligies in advance to Euphod for using his title! :p On a serious note, no people or trains...
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    Yikes!! :eek: I remember watching a TV show once...

    Yikes!! :eek: I remember watching a TV show once about when a sleep deprived engineer on a CN freight hit a VIA Rail passenger train... Unfortunantly, that one didn't turn out as well as this...
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    http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima/sn-254.ht...

    http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima/sn-254.htm A shay built in 1889 for a 60 in gauge railroad!!! Look at the drivers on this..... Thing.... :p This site has sooooo many weird geared locos!
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    New 4-4-0 steam loco to make 1st appearance at Train Fest 2009!

    Was on the Train Fest 2009 site today, looking at the list of steam engines attending, and one of them is this: http://web.mac.com/vtlyon/iWeb/The%20Leviathan/Leviathan%20.html Yep, England's not the...
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    There's a European boxcar at the Kentucky Railway...

    There's a European boxcar at the Kentucky Railway Museum, and I think it was French, but I can't remember... If it was, maybe it's the one for Kentucky? :o EDIT: Yep, that website said it is! I was...
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    Well, you might not believe this, but everything...

    Well, you might not believe this, but everything I'm about to say is 100% true... It was back in..... 2002 I think it was, when I was 8 years old. We were in the Cumberland Falls area in South...
  12. Steam Cab.... Preferably a more modern front end...

    Steam Cab.... Preferably a more modern front end throttle cab... :D
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    Awesome work!! I'm working (Slowly, but I'm...

    Awesome work!! I'm working (Slowly, but I'm working.:p) on a route with a city/downtown area in it too! Any tips for the noob route builder? :p
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    I have no idea why I'm up at 1:15 A.M. (dang...

    I have no idea why I'm up at 1:15 A.M. (dang insomnia!!!:p) but HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!
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    Never a good thing to hear about a train crash......

    Never a good thing to hear about a train crash... :( Is everyone OK?
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    Looking for a station for my route...

    Hey guys, I'm working on a fictional route based on an old T.V. show, and I'm looking for a particular kind of station. I unfortunatley can't post any shots of the station, but it has a clock tower,...
  17. Sweet! I live in Mason on the Indiana & Ohio...

    Sweet! I live in Mason on the Indiana & Ohio line. My 2 favorite places in the area are Glendale in the parking lot across from the old station on the CSX, and Hamilton where CSX and NS come...
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    My favorite would be Ohio Central Railroad's Ex....

    My favorite would be Ohio Central Railroad's Ex. Canadian Pacific G5d 4-6-2 1293: http://ocsteam.com/1293/index.html All 3 times I've ridden on the OC, she was the loco! Once in 2002, in August I...
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    Possibly the strangest wheel arrangment I've ever seen...

    Ever seen a 2-6-8-0? No? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2-6-8-0. Now you have. ;) Weird AND ugly! What a combination!! :p
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    I actually live next to a branch line, but about...

    I actually live next to a branch line, but about 15 or so miles away, Norfolk Southern's Sharon Yard in Sharonville, Oh, is a busy yard with some very interesting features. ;) It has a turntable,...
  21. And here may be the most retarded idea in...

    And here may be the most retarded idea in railroading history.... THE HOLMAN HORROR!!!!!! :eek: http://www.dself.dsl.pipex.com/MUSEUM/LOCOLOCO/holman/holman.htm
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:VSB-Eb-2-5Nr25....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:VSB-Eb-2-5Nr25.jpg Not only ugly, but downright strange.... Walschaerts valve gear on an internal cylinder loco is new to me.... :p
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    I'm pretty sure that's an old Metroliner car that...

    I'm pretty sure that's an old Metroliner car that was given a streamlined cab/nose. It's definantly American, you can see an Amfleet car next to it. Any more info on this unit and what happened to it?
  24. One vote for Sabertooth, please. ;)

    One vote for Sabertooth, please. ;)
  25. Possibly the strangest steam powered machine ever...

    I was looking around YouTube today and stumbled upon this crazy contraption... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RsxJoZmCek Seriously, you have to see it to believe it... :eek: (This video is not...
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