Was a Chrysler 300.  The engineer never could have come to a full stop.  But 
did apply the brakes till after the collision.  As a limo owner...  Easy to 
do...  I've never high sidded on a railroad but I've seen a hearse do it at a 
cemetery entrance I refused to enter.

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> On Jul 24, 2015, at 6:07 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> Which conversion?  The original one, or the one with the locomotive that 
> turned it into future Coke cans?
> 
> <grin>
> 
> I heard a story on NPR a few years ago about how many locomotive engineers 
> suffer from PTSD after being involved in grade crossing accidents.  Imagine 
> being in the cab of a locomotive and sitting there more or less powerless to 
> stop what’s happening right in front of you.
> 
> Pretty tough to stop 10,000 tons in a short distance.
> 
> Dan
> 
> 
>> On Jul 23, 2015, at 5:29 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes 
>> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11758225/10000-tonne-freight-train-ploughs-into-limousine-at-level-crossing.html
>> 
>> Limo driver must have been going pretty fast to hop up crossways of the 
>> railroad track.
>> What make was it before the conversion?
>> 
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