RE: [Z_Scale] Re: Train vs. Tornado
>Hurricanes don't like trains either. One was hit on the Key West >extension of the Florida East Coast railroad on Labor Day in 1935. The >rising water put the fire out in the locomotive, and while the locomotive >stayed on the tracks the rest of the train was thrown off. The track >damage was so extensive that the rails were taken up and highway US-1 was >built over the bridges (which withstood the hurricane just fine).One could add more recently the western part of Ferrocarril Chiapas Mayab in southern Mexico (roughly running from Medias Aguas to the Guatemala border), that was torn off in 2007...
>Larry P. Card