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Just a train clearing the snow off the tracks.
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Posted on 01/08/2014 2:20:52 PM PST by Gamecock

Cool, cool video.


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1 posted on 01/08/2014 2:20:52 PM PST by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

Cool for those of us who are train lovers.


2 posted on 01/08/2014 2:22:47 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Gamecock

How you get the snow oof the tracks, eh.


3 posted on 01/08/2014 2:23:39 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

If you like trains:
http://www.wimp.com/vegetablemarket/


4 posted on 01/08/2014 2:27:15 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: gorush

Willie Green will love it


5 posted on 01/08/2014 2:27:32 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Gamecock

That is awesome!


6 posted on 01/08/2014 2:28:41 PM PST by Lx (Do you like it? Do you like it, Scott? I call it, "Mr. & Mrs. Tenorman Chili.")
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To: gorush

O.M.G!


7 posted on 01/08/2014 2:33:00 PM PST by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Gamecock

Really cool video! Thanks for posting.


8 posted on 01/08/2014 2:33:37 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad (((( ))))
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To: Gamecock

cool though


9 posted on 01/08/2014 2:33:55 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Gamecock

That was cool.


10 posted on 01/08/2014 2:35:18 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: Gamecock

Thanks for sharing that great vid. It looks like something out of The Station Agent(2003).


11 posted on 01/08/2014 2:41:11 PM PST by Teflonic
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To: Gamecock

Take that you wind chill wind!


12 posted on 01/08/2014 2:42:03 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: Gamecock

How insensitive; I saw mostly white. That’s racist. /S


13 posted on 01/08/2014 2:44:35 PM PST by Zman (Liberals: denying reality since Day One.)
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To: Gamecock

Speed bump.


14 posted on 01/08/2014 2:46:02 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Gamecock

The add-on piece in front of the engines, used for clearing snow, weighs 75 tons.

75 TONS...


15 posted on 01/08/2014 2:46:32 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: Zman

The car holding the plow was black and the white flew...

Knockout game.


16 posted on 01/08/2014 2:48:53 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Don’t worry: the Association for Snow Sanctity (ASS) is already on it.


17 posted on 01/08/2014 2:54:09 PM PST by Zman (Liberals: denying reality since Day One.)
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To: Zman

They better hurry. That train went through that snow like Obama through the Constitution. No regard for any of it and just shoved it aside.


18 posted on 01/08/2014 2:59:55 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Yeah, just like Congress: no push back.


19 posted on 01/08/2014 3:06:20 PM PST by Zman (Liberals: denying reality since Day One.)
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To: Zman

It’s a lesser evil..../s


20 posted on 01/08/2014 3:07:58 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Zman

ROTFLMAO

Great video, thanks for posting OP.


21 posted on 01/08/2014 3:16:24 PM PST by Not gonna take it anymore (If Obama were twice as smart as he is, he would be a wit)
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To: Gamecock

very cool. i think they do that to cut shrubbery as well. I heard the freight train do it and saw the after effects but never saw the actual even.


22 posted on 01/08/2014 3:29:51 PM PST by kvanbrunt2 (i don't believe any court in this country is operating lawfully anyway)
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To: Gamecock

Man, he is really moving! I would have thought he would take it slower, but he’s highballing it!


23 posted on 01/08/2014 3:32:56 PM PST by IronJack
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To: Gamecock

BNSF making slower progress through deep drifts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCqEBdjaXpM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpyIhBtuAgs


24 posted on 01/08/2014 3:41:17 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: Gamecock

Two engines pushing that plow through the drifts. Need great speed and power to get to the other side of the drift.


25 posted on 01/08/2014 3:41:20 PM PST by YukonGreen
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To: Gamecock

that was a year ago..whada ya think this year would look like?


26 posted on 01/08/2014 3:48:29 PM PST by CGASMIA68
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To: Gamecock

I was surprised at the speed. I guess it needs the momentum to really bust the snow. I think I also heard the dopler effect.


27 posted on 01/08/2014 3:54:45 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Gamecock

That thing throws snow almost as good as my Ariens!

28 posted on 01/08/2014 4:14:00 PM PST by vigilante2 (Re-elect nobody)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Lol Norm, I was waiting for someone to say something along those lines.

My wife’s uncle works for CN, I should actually find out what he does exactly.


29 posted on 01/08/2014 4:15:11 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Gamecock

If that plow collided with a white tractor trailer at a grade crossing, would the crew notice?


30 posted on 01/08/2014 4:25:22 PM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: Parley Baer
The old "bucker" and "wedge" plows depended on momentum to get through deep drifts without getting stuck themselves, but the rotaries could sort of creep along while chewing/launching the snow. I haven't seen a plow at work for about 20 years, but they were always worth watching as long as you stood back. I recall seeing some film footage that was taken by a rail fan who was WAY too close to a wedge plow special, and as that plow comes zooming towards the cameraman, you just know what is going to happen...

Mr. niteowl77

31 posted on 01/08/2014 4:34:14 PM PST by niteowl77 (Establishment Republicans: too cowardly to fight their enemies, brave enough to beat their friends.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Trains? Snow? You ought to love this ... I sure did!! (Non-fiction too)

http://www.amazon.com/White-Cascade-Northern-Deadliest-Avalanche/dp/0805083294/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1389229122&sr=1-1&keywords=the+white+cascade


32 posted on 01/08/2014 5:01:50 PM PST by IwaCornDogs ("There Will Be Bamboozeling" ~ Nobama 08')
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To: Gamecock

Dig it!


33 posted on 01/08/2014 5:29:05 PM PST by slouper
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To: gorush

As the Furby’s say: “Yummmm!”


34 posted on 01/08/2014 5:44:42 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: niteowl77

There are some avalanche movies/videos where the camera locations across the valley were negatively impacted.


35 posted on 01/08/2014 5:47:20 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Gamecock

That was amazing!


36 posted on 01/08/2014 5:50:03 PM PST by Stonewall Jackson (I aim to misbehave.)
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