Monday, January 24, 2011

Training day

A youngish-looking idiot videos a train passing over him. No doubt his friends egged him on.

This was not shot in North America. Note the high-pitched whistle and the concrete sleepers ("ties" in these parts).

This is very dangerous. Trains sometimes have objects dangling underneath them.

Take it from an old railfan who's chased Norfolk-Southern trains for years: the fool was lucky this time.

1 comment:

metasonix said...

It supposedly happened in Russia a few years ago--and every stupid blog on earth is talking about it.

And here's a different idiot doing the same thing:

And another one in Canada:

Behold, the Internet! Made for rubbernecking!