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Force Majeure

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Westbound Empire Builder derails in nowhere Montana

Cy Valley wrote:

It fishtailed. Is that a modern railroad term?


 "an attorney for a crew member said she reported seeing a 30-foot dip along the railroad, where it appeared the track bed had given way."


This makes a little more sense when you look at the area Calvlin homered in on being what appeared to be fill over a wash or gully. She was probably referring to the length of the "dip", not the depth, says Captain Snippy McObvious.





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-- Edited by Snippy on Friday 29th of October 2021 05:55:47 AM


St. Glenn I

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A 30ft dip "trumps" a sun kink for sure.


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