Freight train goes off tracks and hits perfectly-named bar


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/08/09/freight-train-goes-off-tracks.html


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#2

I actually pushed that bar in the way to save some school kids.


#3

There used to be a nightclub in NOLA called “Crash Landing.” Probably just as well that it was closed down before it could taunt fate any longer.


#4

I heard it was a Trolly, and it was derailed by a “Problem”.


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“Pardon me boy, is that the Chattanooga Ch- Oh my God! LOOK OUT! AAAAAAAAA!!!”

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#6

I’ll bet that really detracts from the property value.


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a quick google search shows a Derailed Bar & Grill in Proctor, MN, Rensselaer, New York, Milford, UT, Bryson City, NC, and Auburn, AL, all beside railroad tracks. it’s a pretty common name. in fact, there are 162k results for “derailed bar and grill.” so it’s really amazing that trains don’t hit one every time they derail.


#8

What? No “Train Wreck” name of bar is so disappointing.


#9

What’s disappointing is that, seven comments in, no one has deliberately derailed the thread. You guys aren’t trying.


#10

Lucky thing the Wobegon Whippets were at the Sidetrack Tap.


#11

No mention of the song that was playing on the jukebox at the time. Could it be


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Watching Thomas the Tank Engine with my son I often wondered if people should just put their shops somewhere other than beside the railway line.


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