Sitting Just Off Center

Train derailment in Pennsylvania



Sitting Just Off Center
This happened in Pittsburgh in 1979. No one was hurt, although the four
ladies playing cards in the little kitchen on the left were rather lucky that day
(everyone was a winner!)


Sitting Dead On Center
At the next intersection just up that road, about
3-4 months later, this was the scene on Center Ave.


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I'm proud to be a railway modeler. - Rod Stewart

Care shouldn't start in the emergency room. - James Douglas

Never invest emergency savings in the stock market. - Suze Orman

My train of thought derailed. There were no survivors. - Unknown

Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train. - Charles Barkley

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. - Ambrose Bierce

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. - Natalie Goldberg

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train. - David Lee Roth

A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately. - Eleanor R. Belmont

The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before. - G K Chesterton

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train! - Mariah Carey

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. - Charles Dickens

When my friends and I played cowboys and Indians, I was always the Chinese railroad worker. - Robin Williams

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

If you're not paying for it through the health plan, you pay for it in the emergency room. - David Lehman

I have to tell them that last night was a shameful train wreck filled with blind cuddly puppies. - Charlie Sheen

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. - Oscar Wilde

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow

Faith is a fine invention
When Gentlemen can see -
But Microscopes are prudent
In an Emergency. - Emily Dickinson

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

I'm grateful that I never was that senior athlete who realized she'd done nothing but train all her life. - Clara Hughes

I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting. - Ronald Reagan

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won't save you... but if you look right at it, you at least have a chance to jump. - Andrew Vachss

A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch in a railroad track ... an inch between a wreck and smooth, rolling prosperity. - Henry Ward Beecher

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. - Corrie Ten Boom

The best way to meet a woman is in an emergency situation - if you're in a shipwreck, or you find yourself behind enemy lines, or in a flood. - Mark Helprin

Do not train boys to learning by force and harshness, but lead them by what amuses them, so that they may better discover the bent of their minds. - Plato


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