jayrmli wrote:Federal Law stipulates how the horn is to be blown at railroad crossings. Two longs, one short and a long, the final blast to be sounded while the engine crosses the crossing.As a warning this seems kind of late, the train would've already hit anything in the crossing.
Scrap em All wrote:Just to put my 2 cents in, I'm an NYA engr., and I have been hassled by obnoxious neighbors and even have had rocks thrown at my engine @ 2a.m. by some maniac running out of his house in his pajamas! I sayWas at Metro Mall today and they're building new 3 fam houses adjacent to the ROW. Will the buyers realize they're in the RR's backyard, and not the other way around?
#*^% em all! You should have expected noise if you moved to a location by a active rail yard. There is nothing more satysfing than winding up 2 sd40s at 6 a.m. in someones back yard. Sounds like a damn 747 engine on takeoff. :D