One mistake can cost someones life... At Hudson, HWY 52 crosses the tracks in town near the local businesses and homes. Trains don't go slow through town and if one doesn't be careful, they... (more)
A no truck crossing sign lays in the grass on S Battleground Avenue after a truck that got stuck on the Oak St. railroad crossing was hit Wednesday afternoon by a Norfolk Southern intermodal train... (more)
Considering its remote location, one would have never thought Falls Cut Tunnel would have become a trouble spot. Such was not the case. In the early 1980s, the excellent swimming hole below the ... (more)
It's 4pm in downtown Philadelphia on a humid May afternoon, less than a week before Memorial Day. An impatient motorist dodges in front of a school bus, nearly missing an oncoming PCC Street Car, ... (more)
Apparently people don't know how to read the "DO NOT PARK ON TRACKS" sign posted on the building. The Ballard Terminal Railroad had to have 6 total cars towed away. I guess that's their way to lea... (more)
An abbreviated 191 narrowly misses hitting this motorist who doesn't even seem to look up. Even at 10MPH, that would've hurt.
Though the Hutchins Ave crossing has no gates, it has flashing lights, but why bother to stop for the slow moving local when you can beat it across?
A Maryland State Trooper gets the story from the driver of a car wedged up against the mainline near the Weverton interlocking. The Q276 crew stopped just in time to avoid hitting the stuck vehicl... (more)
The aftermath of a brilliant idea. A 23 year old man tried some sort of stunt on a dirt bike involving jumping an embankment on to or over the BNSF main lines. Resulting in critical injuries an... (more)
An idiot homeless guy grabs onto the sides of the bridge over the Alameda Creek, while Engineer Andy Willick slowly crawls past the bonehead, heavy on the K5LA of CDTX 2008.
Darwin Award Nominee! As local freight SA-33 heads west out of Browns Yard, a fisherman remains on the railroad bridge while the train passes. A larger group of people were fishing off... (more)
A tresspaser with a bike crosses behind a "rescue" ex Santa Fe Dash 9, seemingly oblivious to the empty coal rushing down main 3. See Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Naperville, Illinois, USALocomotive #: BNSF 693Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 23, 2010
An accident that didn't happen...
A pickup truck darts across the track last second, right ahead of 499. Note that the train was doing every bit of track speed (50MPH). People sure can be idiots!
Hoping to make the crossing in time and with an arm stuck out for extra velocity and momentum, a Jeep crosses in front of half a loaded unit train of coal pointed downhill. The coal is destined fo... (more)