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Precious decay: photographs of abandoned Orient Express train

Dutch photographer Brian Romeijn takes haunting shots of abandoned buildings, but his striking shots of the famed Orient Express train capture the sense of a lost era. According to Dutch explorer site Urbex, the train is “part of a group of trains stored outdoors by the national railway company from Belgium; the plans were to save them for a railway museum.” Romeijn …

Freight train goes off tracks and hits perfectly-named bar

Freight train goes off tracks and hits perfectly-named bar / Boing Boing Last night in Charles City, Iowa, a freight train car separated from the track as it was changing connections and tipped right into the back of a bar. The name of the trackside tavern? DeRailed. Nobody was injured. (KCCI) report this ad THIS is CNN. (Thanks, UPSO!) READ THE REST …