Locomotive Cruises Down Main Street Mid-Day!
Which came first, the train tracks or the town around the tracks?
What are these drivers thinking?
You can’t believe the dare devils in the their automobiles taking chances darting to and fro in front of train as it gingerly makes its way down main street in Augusta, Georgia.
Railfans call this “street running” where the train actually makes its way through town on a busy street. There are numerous towns that have this phenomenon in the Midwest and the South.
Note: At 2:48 into the clip, the engineer runs a STOP SIGN!
- Rail Line: Norfolk Southern Railways
- Train Name: EMD SD60
- Power type: Diesel Electric
- Builder: GM Electro Motor Divsion
- Train type: Freight
- Location: Augusta, Georgia
- Locomotive weight: 394,000 lbs
If you live in a town that has tracks running down main street, we would love to know about it! Thanks for you comments!