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By KGW Staff

Stuck train horn bellows for hours in Portland

  • AUnion Pacific freight train bellowed unabated for nearly three hours Monday evening in East Portland.

The horn became stuck about 9:30 p.m. on an engine near 161st and Sandy Boulevard. It could be heard a mile away.

"I couldn't even finish my homework," said nearby resident Jacob Rose, "There's no way. It felt like somebody had parked a car inside of my brain, with their horn just stuck on."

Neighbors left their homes and came down to the tracks with flashlights to sort why the horn would not stop.

Another neighbor described the sound as "maddening." He thought for awhile there was train wreck. With the horn continuing to blow, he thought it might be signaling a chemical spill from thetrain.

A call to the city's noise control office was a voice-mail saying it was past 5 p.m. and to call in the morning, he said. A call to the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency number was an exercise in phone-tree frustration.

"I couldn't reach anyone," he said.

An engineer finally was able to enter the engine about 11 p.m. and shut off the horn. A mechanical malfunction had caused the horn to keep blowing.



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Add that post ta the "Why they hate Troll" thredd. It should come as no surprise at all why everybody...nearly everybody hates Troll.

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Add that post ta the "Why they hate Troll" thredd. It should come as no surprise at all why everybody...nearly everybody hates Troll.


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Ta know Troll is ta hate Troll. Damn near everybody hates Troll. And that includes people who've never seen Troll. Yep! Troll's the boogeyman of the Twentieth Century!

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