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Watch: Women Survive Being Run Over By Train
Indiana Public Media ^
| Gretchen Frazee
Posted on 07/30/2014 2:22:13 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Two women were caught in the middle of a railway bridge in Monroe County as a train was coming their way earlier this month on July 10.
It was an 80-foot drop down into the water.
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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: death; god; video
Video at link. These women ought to be thanking God above their only injury was a stubbed toe.
Like a scene from Stand By Me.
posted on 07/30/2014 2:29:06 AM PDT
("To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven." - Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NKJ))
Hearing this news, so sad.
Uh, the women survived. Why is that sad?
Wow, terrifying to watch even when you know the idiots survived it.
posted on 07/30/2014 2:52:28 AM PDT
(FUBO, and the useful idiots you rode in on!)
I wonder if anybody ever asked what they were doing laying on the tracks?
posted on 07/30/2014 2:55:28 AM PDT
(Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
Dodging the train. Otherwise they were walking down the tracks.
posted on 07/30/2014 3:00:20 AM PDT
I have always wondered, what is the clearance under a modern locomotive?
posted on 07/30/2014 5:06:24 AM PDT
(If the truth hurts, read The New York Times.)
I wonder why laying down between the tracks isn’t a standard plan.
Although I’m sure a hanging chain or bar could do a lot of damage, I never see anything on a train that doesn’t have at least 18” of clearance over the center ties.
posted on 07/30/2014 5:10:55 AM PDT
(Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
Not enough. The pic shows the average clearance of the cowcatcher.
posted on 07/30/2014 5:14:45 AM PDT
(Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
Within the last month or so, a boy, his sister and father were fishing off a trestle when the train passed. The father and sister were pushed off but the boy survived when the train ran over him.
posted on 07/30/2014 5:17:25 AM PDT
((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
It depends on the rail. 115# rail with an standard AREMA Plan 7 double shouldered tie plate is about 7" tall. 136# rail is taller.
Federal Law dictates:
§229.71 Clearance above top of rail.
No part or appliance of a locomotive except the wheels, flexible nonmetallic sand pipe extension tips, and trip cock arms may be less than 2 1⁄2 inches above the top of rail.
So... 9-1/2 inches... on 115RE rail.
posted on 07/30/2014 5:21:35 AM PDT
That photo is taken in North Creek, NY. I helped start up that railroad 3 summers ago... know the guy sitting on the short hood wiping the cab windows.
posted on 07/30/2014 5:26:23 AM PDT
“..then he lost his leg in Dallas, he was dancing with a train..”
posted on 07/30/2014 6:06:11 AM PDT
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