CSX dumped a few in Rougemere last night

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CSX dumped a few in Rougemere last night

Unread postby DaveO » Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:44 pm

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Re: CSX dumped a few in Rougemere last night

Unread postby trainjunkie47 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:23 pm

Could have had something to do with the railcar resting against the transmission line structure? That would be difficult to assess at night, the actual potential of it collapsing. If a live transmission line fell onto the train, then you have a shock hazard throughout the entire length of the train.
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Re: CSX dumped a few in Rougemere last night

Unread postby DaveO » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:02 pm

trainjunkie47 wrote:Could have had something to do with the railcar resting against the transmission line structure? That would be difficult to assess at night, the actual potential of it collapsing. If a live transmission line fell onto the train, then you have a shock hazard throughout the entire length of the train.


I think you are looking at one of the yard light towers.
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Re: CSX dumped a few in Rougemere last night

Unread postby trainjunkie47 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:11 pm

You're correct. It is a light tower. I just looked at the scene on Google Earth.
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