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Offline compaqxp

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When the engine fails on a train...
« on: April 04, 2011, 02:57:09 AM »

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Re: When the engine fails on a train...
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2011, 08:21:42 AM »
Looks like the entire cylinder, not just the piston, failed. Holy crap -- that thing went off like a bomb.  :o
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Re: When the engine fails on a train...
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2011, 09:22:33 AM »
I am a Locomotive Engineer by trade. The same thing happened to me, sounded like a cannon going off, threw the piston through the car body into the roof of an old freight house. Had a heck of a time trying to get the dispatcher to believe me.

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Re: When the engine fails on a train...
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2011, 12:31:26 AM »
wow that was one big hit.I hope nobody was hurt. :thatsright: