Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee
kevin_standlee

Steam to the Rescue!

Thanks to Cheryl and several other people who sent me this story:

Steam train's snow rescue 'glory'

Short version: With ordinary train services disabled due to snow messing up the electrics, a steam train was able to run, rescuing about 100 stranded travelers.

I'm particularly amused by this quote:
Mark Allatt, chairman of The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust...added: "If any of the train operators want to modernise their services by using steam trains, I would be happy to give them a quote."
Tags: trains
Subscribe

  • Painting the Stove

    Thank you to everyone who left nice feedback about the new bedside lamp, all of which I have shared with Lisa. Lisa does point out that aside from…

  • Anniversary Gift

    Neither Lisa nor I got 25th-anniversary presents for each other, for various reasons. However, after we went to Reno on Friday after work to dump our…

  • Mucking Out the Swamp (Cooler)

    As I mentioned earlier, we took down the small swamp cooler that served as supplemental cooling for the travel trailer. Although Lisa did tape extra…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments