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Old 04-11-2005, 01:51 AM   #11
ccaranna
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Originally Posted by Silagi
Didnt you see or hear the train coming?
Let's remember that things can get pretty loud out there. If you've ever been next to a passing train that has cars with flat spotted wheels or a train passing over diamonds it really makes a racket. Granted, the engineer should see YOU and blast the horn, but why put him in that situation? Get the heck out of the way after you've made your shot. (I'm sure most of us do this anyway)

It's my guess that the some of the people that get struck freeze when they see something that big coming right at them.

Even if you think you're a conscientious railfan and use your scanner, what good is it if you can't hear it?

Chuck
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