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  1. Bill Anderson

    Tornado caused derailment Jonesboro, Arkansas

    What railroad was this? A few years back a tornado derailed a BNSF coal train. I think the incident was captured on video by an engine crewman and posted on You Tube.
  2. Bill Anderson

    don´t get distracted

    Looks like a staged PR video with a dummy, but the lesson is still there.
  3. Bill Anderson

    BNSF's Beardstown Sub

    How is the Covid-19 pandemic affecting your work?
  4. Bill Anderson

    CSX sd40-3 and slugset

    I assume the slug unit is 2288 without the fans on the roof.
  5. Bill Anderson

    Enhanced Site Security - Now Upgraded to SSL

    Still getting spammers, but I suppose that cannot be avoided.
  6. Bill Anderson

    Officials: Engineer deliberately ran train off tracks in attempt to smash the USNS Mercy | abc7.com

    I guess railroad personnel are not immune from succumbing to conspiracy theories.
  7. Bill Anderson

    Enhanced Site Security - Now Upgraded to SSL

    Logged in again, got the padllock, and everything is working. Good time to upgrade the website with everyone sheltering at home.
  8. Bill Anderson

    real or fake ?

    You would never post up a fake video. Steep grade. Note the several levels of track starting with the lowest level below the train that is visible at the beginning of the video.
  9. Bill Anderson

    European steam locomotives

    Thanks for the photos. They are all the more remarkable considering that I am old enough to remember when railfans were arrested and tossed in jail for photographing trains behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Now those same countries have railparks.
  10. Bill Anderson

    crash buffers safety test

    Very slow speed and no crash test dummies in the cab.
  11. Bill Anderson

    Amtrak: Updates To Service

    No mention of the Empire Builder. Business as usual after the slide is cleared from MP 21?
  12. Bill Anderson

    Sounder Trains between Seattle and Everett temporarily canceled due to Landslide

    Correct, as I saw the same error in my local online newspaper.
  13. Bill Anderson

    Sounder Trains between Seattle and Everett temporarily canceled due to Landslide

    For the record, MIlepost 21 is north of Seattle, not North Seattle. It is north of MP 18, the milepost located below Sunset Ave. in Edmonds. This area, visible in my photos taken from Sunset Ave. or the beach at Brackett's Landing North and looking north, is prone to landslides during rainy...
  14. Bill Anderson

    First SP&S engine

    The SP&S colors were always a mystery to me when I was contemplating painting some of my HO model diesels. The "green" and "yellow" always looked different in each photo.
  15. Bill Anderson

    BNSF's Beardstown Sub

    Nice photo of the "snap track" crossing.


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