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Old 07-12-2013, 02:09 PM   #22216
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:35 PM   #22217
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This photo sits above my favorite seat in my local here in London. Not that this really matter for the Dragon Fail Fest, but I just thought I would share since I can't be there
On 22 Octobere 1895, this train crashed through the buffers at Montparnasse Station, Paris, and travelled over 100 feet without rails before crashing through the wall. Only one passerby was killed. The fireman, two conductors and a couple of passengers were injured. The accident was caused by a faulty brake and speeding - so there is a (sort of) relevant lesson to be learned.

I personally saw the damage caused by a freight train which backed off the end of a siding, with several hundred feet of of chemical tank-cars travelling across a parking lot and through the corner of a nearby building. Fortunately it was going slowly and nothing tipped over. The driver, a half-mile away at the other end of the train was completely unaware.
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:49 PM   #22218
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There's nothing quite like a BLEVE!

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Old 07-12-2013, 03:36 PM   #22219
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just cuz..

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Old 07-12-2013, 04:52 PM   #22220
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This photo sits above my favorite seat in my local here in London. Not that this really matter for the Dragon Fail Fest, but I just thought I would share since I can't be there
Don't be shy, that's what this thread is all about. Just need a few more OT pics from Asia, Oceania, and the Sub-continent and this segment of Killboy failure will be a truly globe-spanning train wreck.

Here we go

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Old 07-12-2013, 04:53 PM   #22221
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This thread has become a train wreck...
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Old 07-12-2013, 05:24 PM   #22222
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...a few more OT pics from Asia, Oceania, and the Sub-continent and this segment of Killboy failure will be a truly globe-spanning train wreck.

[IMG]http://www1.sulekha.com/mstore/friend2003/albums/default/train%20accident.jpg[/snip]
Like from... New Jersey?

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Old 07-12-2013, 06:14 PM   #22223
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ADV chili cook off at the dragon?

No train wreck in Lac Megantic, Qc Canada. Whole load of crude lit up.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lac-M%C...tic_derailment

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Old 07-12-2013, 06:33 PM   #22224
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No laughing matter, that Lac Megantic wreck. There's still many unaccounted for and many dead.

I won't go into the conduct of the American owner of the train.
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:58 PM   #22225
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:03 PM   #22226
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There's nothing quite like a BLEVE!

Would that be:
Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion
or
Blast Leveling Everything Very Effectively ?
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:15 PM   #22227
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Would that be:
Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion
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Blast Leveling Everything Very Effectively ?
Yes.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:48 PM   #22228
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Yup,....carving up the twisties on the Dragon,...wit my feets on da highway pegs! Don't need no shifting. Don't need no rear brake. Just set her in 2nd gear an plod along,....carving the twisties.
Wait now, I did most of the dragon in second. Prolly a few k more revs but still..
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:37 AM   #22229
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An RTW adventurer on his native bike...



Arf and arf. One has the Cruiserfrown down pat, the other needs some work..



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Old 07-13-2013, 06:32 AM   #22230
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Pilots of Asiana crash named?????

I know it is not a train wreck but..........this is the KB fail thread.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=7ZR4Em9JJDw

Captain Sum Ting Wong
Wi Tu Lo
Ho Lee Fuk
Bang Ding Ow

Check your sources fail!
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