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for the Union Pacific in the Winter of 1965-66 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. We seemed to kill one or two folks per week at unmarked, ranch-road crossings - not suicides apparently. 100-car freight trains going 120 km/h take over a kilometer to stop on level ground.

I was based at the Cheyenne yard so wasn't personally involved, but, while I was training on the Denver to Cheyenne run, a train ran through a gasoline tanker truck. My recollection is that two crew died, too.

paul spencer

by paul spencer (spencerinthegorge AT yahoo DOT com) on Fri Jan 11th, 2013 at 01:15:55 PM EST

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