Old 01-17-2007, 03:32 AM   #1
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Check out these vid clips that I found while browsing youtube:

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY0YO...elated&search=

A derailment waiting to happen?

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Old 01-17-2007, 04:08 AM   #2
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I think someone should tell CSX of their little problem before it becomes a big problem.
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Old 01-17-2007, 04:46 AM   #3
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On the Argonne branch(I have way too many stories about this branch), there is a huge hole under the tracks.
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It's right in front of the caboose here. The track is suspended by the ends of the ties. It's roughly circular in shape, and about 3 feet deep. How daily trains run over it is a mystery to me.
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Old 01-17-2007, 04:16 PM   #4
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HA! Thats nothing! You should see track 3 (9 and 10) at Brooklyn. We have tracks that stick up a good 8 inches when you roll over them.
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It's obviously a spur, but in the second video, the train is moving way faster than is safe for track that bad.
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Old 01-29-2007, 05:23 PM   #6
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Right by the Amtrak station in Oregon City the track sunk about 6 inches in the mud. this is a mainline too.
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heres a good one.
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Right by the Amtrak station in Oregon City the track sunk about 6 inches in the mud. this is a mainline too.
That tressle between Clackamas and Oregon City scares the crap out of me.
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heres a good one.
WOW!!! That track looks like a real roller coaster ride!!!!
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If you look right at 0:59 it sure looks like a tank car going over it.

I've seen bad track before, but this takes the cake.
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I'll try with my submission of "bad track". This is along the Delta Southern, at Parrish Route 2 between Lake Providence and Shelburne, LA in March 2004.

For all I know, this track could be torn up now. It was still active when I shot it, but they had it up for abandonment within the year.

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I'll try with my submission of "bad track". This is along the Delta Southern, at Parrish Route 2 between Lake Providence and Shelburne, LA in March 2004.

For all I know, this track could be torn up now. It was still active when I shot it, but they had it up for abandonment within the year.


Boy, that looks a lot like the track I used to run on! LOL.
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wouldnt take much to tear that track up. a light weight claw hammer and a pair of pliers oughtta do it.
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You might be able to kick this track over!!! I wonder if a GE 44 tonner would be too heavy for this track
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I don't think ANYONE will be seeing an SD70ACe on that trackage anytime soon...
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