Old 08-11-2007, 08:48 AM   #26
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Found a link to the video.

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Old 08-11-2007, 04:08 PM   #27
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Talk about feeling helpless there. Due to the situation, it looks like they only had a few seconds to react. You can see one of the workers on the other train jump about 2 seconds before impact. Wow, incredible video. Thanks for sharing that.
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Old 08-11-2007, 05:49 PM   #28
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Luckily all survived this crash. The crew on the camera equipped train stayed on and suffered major injuries, but certain death awaited them had they jumped as their train ended up piling up all around their projected landing point. Their train was traveling 38 mph.

The crew of the other train all jumped and suffered relatively minor injuries, luckily their train didn't derail on top of them. The speed of their train was around 25 mph if I recall.

Either way this video is a railroader's worst nightmare.
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