AsstChiefMark
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Here's What A Broken Wheel Looks Like

Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:41 am

A hopper car hauling coal in/near the Powder River Basin (Wyoming) broke a wheel sometime during its trip. These usually result in a nasty derailment. The railroad was lucky this time.

Click HERE to view photos.

Mark

[Edited 2006-10-28 18:59:33]
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Thom@s
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RE: Here's What A Broken Wheel Looks Like

Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:43 am

Looks remarkably similar to a white box with a red x in it.  Wow!

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RE: Here's What A Broken Wheel Looks Like

Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:53 am

Looks like you need membership to look at the pictures.
Click the source link and you can see the pictures there
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AsstChiefMark
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RE: Here's What A Broken Wheel Looks Like

Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:54 am

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 1):
Looks remarkably similar to a white box with a red x in it.

Thanks, Dan. I've hyperlinked to the site.

Mark

[Edited 2006-10-28 19:02:31]
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