Re: UP AC4400CWs Were Not Built With EGRs
Author: BN Oly
Date: 01-13-2021 - 08:38

BN Oly Wrote:
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> The only thing I can think of is somehow something
> must have been emitting a fine mist of oil or
> diesel that filled the carbody with an explosive
> charge that was somehow ignited... like a grain
> elevator explosion, but of atomized oils. Thats
> the only way I can explain that level of carnage
> with the turbo compressor housing still apparently
> intact...


Or... thinking about what is in that part of the carbody... maybe it overheated so catastrophically that the coolant surge tank reservoir or whatever they are called on the GE's managed to turn to steam and explode.



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  Re: UP AC4400 CW Goes Boom in Utah Anon 01-11-2021 - 13:52
  Re: UP AC4400 CW Goes Boom in Utah Mike Stimpson 01-11-2021 - 15:09
  Re: UP AC4400 CW Goes Boom in Utah Anon 01-11-2021 - 17:10
  Train-catches-fire-explodes-in-wasatch-county SQ REE DUH 01-11-2021 - 15:03
  Re: Train-catches-fire-explodes-in-wasatch-county Anon 01-11-2021 - 17:13
  Re: Train-catches-fire-explodes-in-wasatch-county a/c 01-11-2021 - 17:31
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  HUTCH7.62 IS NOT DEAD !!! espee2472 01-11-2021 - 18:07
  Re: Train-catches-fire-explodes-in-wasatch-county OPRRMS 01-11-2021 - 18:29
  Re: Train-catches-fire-explodes-in-wasatch-county Anon 01-12-2021 - 10:12
  Re: UP AC4400 CW Goes Boom in Utah Mr. Goodwrench 01-12-2021 - 18:51
  Re: UP AC4400 CW Goes Boom in Utah OPRRMS 01-12-2021 - 19:13
  Re: UP AC4400 CW Goes Boom in Utah Dr Zarkoff 01-12-2021 - 19:56
  UP AC4400CWs Were Not Built With EGRs Admiral Electric 01-12-2021 - 23:32
  Re: UP AC4400CWs Were Not Built With EGRs BN Oly 01-13-2021 - 08:17
  Re: UP AC4400CWs Were Not Built With EGRs BN Oly 01-13-2021 - 08:38
  Re: UP AC4400CWs Were Not Built With EGRs Rasputin 01-13-2021 - 16:21
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