Ellicott City - Train Derailment

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Justa Jim, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. Justa Jim

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    Norm, I hope things are going OK for you. This was not a good day to be in your neck of the woods. :(

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  2. Nathan

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    Just a picture from the Baltimore Sun. One of the cars overtuned right across from where we all parked. Main St must be a mess, but Norm lives a good ways north of where that was.
     
  3. Justa Jim

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    Yep, that is what I heard. Also two were killed and a bunch of cars were buried, that they hope nobody was in. Next time we should park in the other lot. I wasn't sure exactly where Norm lived.

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    Am trying to figure out how Nathan was parked near a train wreck in Maryland. Or am I missing something? But glad to know MINIs were not involved.
     
  5. Justa Jim

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    We were talking about when a bunch of us met for lunch some time ago.

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  6. Friskie

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    When you stop at a train crossing don't you just wonder a little bit if that is the time a car will decide to jump the track right where you are?
     
  7. Crashton

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    ^ Yes I do & I stay back a if I can. A number of years ago a lady had that happen to her in Powell. Sitting at the crossing, wham train wreck & she is in it. She survived, but had very serious injuries.
     
  8. Norm03s

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    Hey guys I 'm okay. I was in Denver, Co. asleep when that took place just after midnight. Got up @ 3AM and headed out to the airport. Saw the news on a monitor in the airport. Tuesday was a busy day for me traveling so I didn't follow it up till I noticed this thread.
    I feel bad for those girl's family's, you know they are hurting. Apparently the girls were on the bridge right there over main street.
    That is the 1st and oldest railroad station in the USA.
     
  9. Justa Jim

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    I was just thinking about ya when I heard about it Norm. It was very tragic, but glad you were in Denver. I use to live there and loved it. Denver, not Ellicott City.

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