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Dave Buczkowski

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Maine Amtrak Accident
« on: July 11, 2011, 01:20:25 PM »

Wayne Laepple

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Re: Maine Amtrak Accident
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011, 06:12:48 PM »
There is no more helpless feeling than watching from the locomotive cab a vehicle bearing down on you and knowing that you are going to hit it. There is nothing you can do. You cannot alter the laws of physics.

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Re: Maine Amtrak Accident
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011, 09:42:38 PM »
Very tragic for all involved. A life changing accident for hundreds of people.
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Re: Maine Amtrak Accident
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2011, 07:20:41 AM »
There is no more helpless feeling than watching from the locomotive cab a vehicle bearing down on you and knowing that you are going to hit it. There is nothing you can do. You cannot alter the laws of physics.
Been there....still occasionally haunts me in late night dreams.

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Re: Maine Amtrak Accident
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2011, 04:46:08 PM »
Did it in a 1967 Mustang  in 1978...I survived  just wasn't my time

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Re: Maine Amtrak Accident
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2011, 05:09:27 PM »
Did it in a 1967 Mustang  in 1978...I survived  just wasn't my time
When I did it....I was in the locomotive. I wasn't in any danger, but I still have to live with those images. At grade crossing accidents, nobody wins.

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