28.12.2013

Loader crane rips out power lines

A slow moving train, equipped with a log loader crane, pulled out a large number of overhead power line poles as it travelled through the town of Shelton in Washington state on Thursday morning.

The destruction covered a two block area and left over 700 buildings without electricity, thankfully no one was injured, although the power lines and a pole did come down on a car trapping the driver for several hours.
Crews work to repair the carnage caused by the train crane

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