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posted on May, 13 2015 @ 10:36 AM
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Hi Martin, that video is great and is one I have shared on facebook recently. So sweet!

I have to get dressed and go grocery shopping. I'll be back later.

Have a good day everyone!





posted on May, 13 2015 @ 03:35 PM
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a reply to: Martin75
I see that we have been following the same thread about it
www.abovetopsecret.com...

This was a preventable accident right from the start of the trip. With everything that has came out since this morning about. It has started to become crystal clear to me as to what the actual cause is. I mean the locomotive ending up fifty or so yards from the tracks and still being upright when it came to rest. The fifty three ton Amfleet coach that looks like it had been through a shredder.

You can't tell me that excessive speed wasn't the cause.....


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posted on May, 13 2015 @ 04:56 PM
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a reply to: gimmefootball400

I agree 100% there is no way that train in the video is only going 50 mph (the safe speed for that bend) they are guessing over 100 mph.
I think they have alot of questions to answer. There was supposed to be a program to slow the train ahead of time if it was not manually slowed.

The wreckage is horrific. That had to be soooo scary!



posted on May, 13 2015 @ 10:25 PM
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That program you are talking about is called Positive Train Control which is designed to prevent head-on collisions. The only way it can be used to stop a train is if the engineer is incapacitated in any way, shape, or form. There are two major drawbacks to PTC. When it came to the design and development of Positive Train Control. There was nothing in mind with the design and programming to prevent rear end type collisions between trains. However, the one fail safe that should have prevented this was the alerter system that is used to keep an engineer awake and alert. I think that it's every two or three minutes that it will sound and it must be acknowledged within that time frame so that the brakes don't go into a full emergency application.



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 05:56 AM
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Good morning Shedites!!! This is a picture I took on my way to work this morning.

I hope everyone has a great day.

I got a touch of the stomach bug last night. I am feeling better but still not up to par. I would have given anything to stay tucked in bed.



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 09:53 AM
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Beautiful pic Martin! Hope you are feeling much better now. I can't seem to wake up this morning! Need more coffee!!!!

Hello Sheddites wherever you may be!



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 06:10 PM
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It seems so empty.

I hope everyone is doing well. I am feeling much better. Sitting back on the couch with the laptop and cats. Ah what a tough life. I am not a big TV fan but FOX has a new series starting tonight Wayward Pines that I am going to try to watch. We will see. I will try to finish my next story entry tomorrow.



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 06:32 PM
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a reply to: Martin75
Yeah, it's pretty damned quiet in here. I felt so tired and weak all day. I was going to make an entry in the story, but not feeling up to it today. Maybe tomorrow.

Bug, where are you? Where is everyone?



Beautiful image in your reply above Martin!



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 06:42 PM
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a reply to: Night Star

I'm sitting here in front of the monitor waiting for a video to finish rendering and uploading......
That's why I've been so quiet today.



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 07:26 PM
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Hiya gimme! Still feeling weak and tired, going to lay down again. See you later or tomorrow.



posted on May, 14 2015 @ 08:05 PM
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originally posted by: Night Star
a reply to: Martin75
Yeah, it's pretty damned quiet in here. I felt so tired and weak all day. I was going to make an entry in the story, but not feeling up to it today. Maybe tomorrow.

Bug, where are you? Where is everyone?



Beautiful image in your reply above Martin!


Hi Night Star,

That is how I feel today, too.

Hello to everyone!




posted on May, 14 2015 @ 10:00 PM
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Oh my God, that bug image is soooo cute! LOL Adorable!

Yeah, still feeling blah. I'm not sick or anything, I think sometimes all my meds just catch up to me and leave me feeling weak and tired. Plus Tuesday I went out for hours with my friend, Wednesday I went out grocery shopping and today I helped Mom with her laundry even though I didn't have the energy for it. I don't know. Tomorrow having lunch with Mom and my Sister and at night I'll be seeing my other best friend who I rarely get to see because she doesn't live close by. We will be seeing a couple of childhood friends we haven't seen in many, many years. One is coming here from Florida. Going out for supper together. Should be wonderful!


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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 05:25 AM
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a reply to: Night Star


*clicking ruby slippers together*
"There's no place like home...there's no place like home..."

The next few days are full of doctor appointments, but..."Mama I'm coming home."
See you soon.
Much love,
jacy



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 08:42 AM
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Happy Friday Everyone!!!

Another work week down! Woohoo! I'm at work today but not getting much done. I am helping raise money for a charity and we are having a big bake sale this morning. I have worked the table twice and I think I have spent as much money eating as I have made! Oh well, it is all fresh and homemade; and its for a good cause so the calories don't count!

I have a busy busy weekend planned. Tonight our Nephew is playing his last baseball game as a high school student. It is so hard to believe that he is getting ready to graduate from high school, where did the years go?! Tonight is the game for the championship. I REALLY hope they win! Their school just got it's first championship in any sport this year, they won the soccer championship for the state so I would love to see them win in baseball also. Of course the game is held at a neutral location (so both teams have to travel over an hour to get there
) With it not starting until 7 we will probably be there all night!

Saturday we have friends coming over to the house to play some pool and just hang out. And then Sunday we are going to church with one mom and then going to dinner with the other.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 10:16 AM
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Good Morning Shed Friends.

Aaaaaaa!!! I have a day off. I am sooo happy to just hang out today.

Slept late today. Just hanging in my comfy cozzies. It's rainy today so I don't think I am gonna do much today but catch up here.

I hope everyone is having a good day.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 10:39 AM
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a reply to: jacygirl

Jacy!!!!!!!!!!!!!





So happy to see you!!!!!!!!!



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 11:01 AM
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a reply to: Martin75

Hope your bake sale for the charity goes well Martin! Hope your nephew wins his game and...Congratulations to him on graduating high school! Yes, time does fly! Most of my Nephew and Niece's all have kids of their own now.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 11:03 AM
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Hello Kat and all Sheddites!

Having lunch at Mom's with my Sister. Tonight I will be going out for supper with one of my best friends and two of our childhood friend's we haven't seen in many years.

A lovely day to you all!





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posted on May, 16 2015 @ 01:05 AM
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LOL



posted on May, 16 2015 @ 01:51 AM
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It's been a busy week for me and it's not slowing down until Sunday. I have to be up at 8:00 in the morning to go to Brownsville, PA for a gas engine, car, and tractor show that they are having just outside of town. After that is over with, hope to make the thrity minute jump over to Connellsville, PA along the old Baltimore & Ohio and get some railfanning in while myself and two friends of mine are up there before we come home if time allows.

Started off this week getting off work early on Monday. Called another friend of mine after learning that a particular train was coming out of Portsmouth, Ohio heading our way. After meeting at my house and figuring out what we were going to do on the way down. We finally caught up to our original target just outside of Kenova, WV even after we stopped to get an empty grain train coming the opposite way on the same line. Norfolk Southern train #956, the ferry move of former Norfolk & Western Y6A steam locomotive #2156 as it was in transit to Roanoke, Virginia from Saint Louis, Missouri.


Once we were done with that after seeing it at Fort Gay, WV for the last time. We were getting hungry and decided to head back up US 23 towards Ashland, Kentucky to get a bite to eat. After getting a bite to eat with dessert being a milkshake from Rally's at Westwood, Kentucky. We decided to call it a night, or so we thought we were........ After hearing some train call out eastbound at the Amtrak station in Ashland. Off to Huntington we went in hopes of catching this eastbound that we thought was going to beat us up there. However, that turned out not to be the case as we beat it with about fifteen minutes to get set up for it in Huntington.


Got an email from a friend of mine saying that he was going to be running a trailer train back west out of Clifton Forge, Virginia on Wednesday. After being pulled from the grain train he was originally called out for. He got switched over to bring the trailers back towards Russell, Kentucky so that a Columbus crew could take it on west. Here I was thinking that he wasn't going to be here until after the sunset around 9 or so. I figured, "Oh what the hell, I'll go out for it anyway." Boy was I wrong in that sense. After leaving Clifton Forge at around about two something in the afternoon. It took a little over six hours for him to get from Clifton Forge and, two hundred miles later, by me.



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