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Glenn Christensen

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A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« on: December 09, 2013, 08:33:50 PM »
Presenting for your edification, that hotbed of paranormal activity, Randolph, Maine.

http://voices.yahoo.com/haunted-america-visit-ghosts-central-maines-11981961.html


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Glenn

Mark Spremulli

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2013, 11:17:18 PM »
Speaking of ghosts, I remember when the flanger was moved to Bridgton, there was an article about the ghost train of the B&SR still sounding its whistle. Does anyone know if that is still happening?

Glenn Christensen

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013, 02:51:28 AM »
Hi Mark,

I distinctly recall the whistle everyone heard was purported to be that from B&SR #5.   I can't imagine what caused this weird and totally unexplained phenomenon.  Perhaps there is someone out there with more information.

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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2013, 10:02:14 PM »
Hi Mark,

I distinctly recall the whistle everyone heard was purported to be that from B&SR #5.   I can't imagine what caused this weird and totally unexplained phenomenon.  Perhaps there is someone out there with more information.

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Glenn
I would imagine someone had a similar sounding whistle and was just fiddling with it out of boredom...

Keith Taylor

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2013, 10:50:21 PM »

I would imagine someone had a similar sounding whistle and was just fiddling with it out of boredom...
Up here in Jefferson I sometimes hook a three note Crosby chime whistle to my air compressor and give the neighbors a treat. I'm sure the folks nearby are wondering what the heck is going on!
Keith

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2013, 10:54:16 PM »
Now Keith, I can't imagine ANYONE doing something like that ...

No, those present were certain it was #5's whistle ... but the rest is far too mysterious to even speculate upon ...

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2013, 11:53:10 PM »
Just curious, how would anyone living know what #5's whistle sounded like? Wasn't she retired in 1927?

Perhaps the person reporting this was a poltergeist, or an allergist or something hard to spell like that!

Just sayin......


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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2013, 04:10:35 AM »
You're right, John.  It's all so confusticating. preternaturable, misplixiated, and mysterious ...

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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2013, 04:27:03 AM »
Another confusioning point.(I think that is the present tense of confusticating)

When it's said that a train is sounding it's whistle, is it checking the depth?

John

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2013, 12:12:46 AM »
Oh, here we go again.

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Re: A Google search can sometimes find the most amazing things ...
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2013, 01:41:52 AM »
Another confusioning point.(I think that is the present tense of confusticating)

When it's said that a train is sounding it's whistle, is it checking the depth?

John
And do narrow gauge locos use a higher frequency to take soundings?