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farecard wrote: ↑Thu Mar 16, 2023 1:50 am Actually, BLEVE means "Get 5 miles away before even looking back..."BLEVE qualifies for Maxim 3: An ordnance technician at a dead run outranks everybody.
Taxpayer1 wrote: ↑Wed Mar 15, 2023 9:31 pmNTSB reports “When train 32N passed the next HBD, at [Salem] MP 69.01, the bearing’s recorded temperature was 103°F above ambient.”Please clarify, is "the generally accepted alarm threshold" above Zero or above ambient temperature?
Taken at face value, the 103°F statement is plausible and seems to exonerate NS — the bad bearing was still well below the generally accepted alarm threshold of 190-200°F as it passed the Salem HBD.
A train derailment in Paulsboro, N.J., briefly hurt local businesses and property values, but residents say the town is humming todayAccording to this Wiki article, the operator was NS.
Gilbert B Norman wrote: ↑Wed Apr 12, 2023 7:05 pm Mr. MACTRAX, I'll accept your statement that the operator at the Paulsboro incident was Chessie and not Topper.GBN: Don't take my word for it - we can just look through and read the topic...
Oh well what's new; time for a little fact checking of one more Wiki article.