Category Archives: transportation

Traffic cop

India has a moonwalking traffic cop. He empties the spit from his whistle every ten minutes. Let’s not forget about this other traffic cop.

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Port of Los Angeles

Fixing the predicament that the guy who will be fired messed up.

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Driving a tram

Trams have no steering wheels because they run on tracks. Cars, however, have steering wheels and plenty of mirrors but idiot humans drive some of them.

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Dash cam crashes

It’s like they’re aiming for each other. [10:14]

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Pure Michigan

Winter Virgins Michigan multi-car pileup on I-94 between Paw Paw and Mattawan (no relation to Obiwan) Happy New Year, Skip.

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A drive through India

The white line painted down the middle means nothing.

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Steam trucks

These two old steam trucks are seen on a run into Wangaratta in North East Victoria. The Sentinel and Yorkshire are two of a few steam vehicles still operating in Australia, both were manufactured in England in the twenties. [4:10]

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Snow plow trains

Plowing and blowing snow is easy when you have several thousand horsepower behind it. Even if the engineer can’t see, the track will still guide the locomotive. It’s why they can’t use these on the streets of Erie, PA.

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Hay bale hauler

You don’t need heavy machinery — you just need this little trailer attachment. Loading/unloading cotton bales – fave

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I-90 rock blasting – 2013 – fave

A montage of the work that will happen on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass this summer, showing you what happens behind the scenes during closures Monday through Thursday an hour before sunset. These closures are planned for an hour, but could … Continue reading

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World’s fastest zip line POV

ZipWorld Velocity in Wales catapults you down over an old slate mine at over 100mph! It is the longest in Europe and the fastest in the world! Not too crowded that day. The young lady’s squeals may have scared them … Continue reading

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World’s steepest funicular

Making a train travel up the side of a steep mountain, while the passenger car floors remain parallel to the ground is what a funicular does. There’s one inside the St. Louis Arch to take tourists to the top. There’s … Continue reading

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The real Polar Express 1225

I’m not a true trainspotter but stuff like this steam locomotive fascinates the hell out of me. Big, loud, powerful and dirty.

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Dash cam crashes

These are from parts unknown. Possibly from a number of places where stupid people drive cars. [5:01]

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Testing 4-way intersection traffic flows

30 different scenarios, one answer: allow vehicles to pass through other vehicles. [6:07]

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Robbers vs. forklifts

An attempted robbery is thwarted by observant forklift drivers at a company in the Czech Republic, now called Czechia.

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