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Wreck of the Capitol Limited!....

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Wreck of the Capitol Limited!....
Posted by wm3798 on Thursday, March 13, 2008 7:21 PM
I shot these a couple years ago at the B&O Museum in Baltimore. While I was there working on an article, some punks got a hold of the hand brakes on the passenger set, and sent it rolling across the asphalt parking lot.

It ended up rolling into a curb to a stop, but not before destroying the fence, and nearly smashing a subcompact!

This is probably as far as these things had moved in a decade!


Lee

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Posted by selector on Friday, March 14, 2008 11:18 AM

Holy smokes, Lee.  That's the first time I have every heard of this, and have certainly never seen the pictures.  It must have been a heart pounder to those working for the facility when they understood what was happening.

-Crandell

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