Train Meets Wildfire in New Mexico

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  1. Jac's Lines

    Jac's Lines Member

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    I saw this video online this afternoon. There's a wildfire burning south of Albuquerque near one of the commuter rail lines, and they have pretty cool footage:

    http://www.krqe.com/video/expanded.asp?ID=6324

    It may take a few minutes to load.
  2. Meiriongwril

    Meiriongwril Member

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    Looks like pretty 'hot' footage to me.....
  3. MadModeler

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    No kidding!
  4. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    WOW! it just flew through the flames, I wonder if the engineer in the Cab car still has eyebrows! :D
  5. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    talk about a close call,could you imagine what would have happened if the ties had caught fire and the rails had softened!--josh
  6. MadModeler

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    Or the engine just quit. <shuddering>

    Hopefully, there would be enough momentum for the crew to get clear of the fire.