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Ep.8 – The Crash at Crush

A Texas railroad's marketing stunt to collide two 35-ton locomotives into each other uh, goes horribly awry

Episode Notes

In 1896, a marketing stunt from the braintrust at the Katy Railroad pits two 35-ton locomotives against each other in a 50mph head-on collision in the pop-up town of Crush, Texas. And of course, this giant crash went horribly awry.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crush,_Texas

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