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9th May '17 3:40:12 PM Golondrina
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* At the beginning of the ''Film/WildWildWest'' film, [[WillSmith Captain Jim West]] jumps on a wagon carrying cases of the stuff (with only hay for padding) for a renegade regiment of the former Confederacy.

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* At the beginning of the ''Film/WildWildWest'' film, [[WillSmith [[Creator/WillSmith Captain Jim West]] jumps on a wagon carrying cases of the stuff (with only hay for padding) for a renegade regiment of the former Confederacy.
21st Apr '17 6:06:53 PM foxley
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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks for a 66 mile trip. Thankfully, while scary as hell, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Film/Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.

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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks for a 66 mile trip. Thankfully, while scary as hell, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Film/Unstoppable}}, ''{{Film/Unstoppable}}'', mentioned above.
21st Apr '17 10:13:27 AM Triscon42
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* ''Film/{{Unstoppable}}'' is about a RunawayTrain with eight tank cars filled with explosive chemicals. And it's headed for certain derailment at an oil tank farm, for added drama.

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* ''Film/{{Unstoppable}}'' is about a RunawayTrain with eight tank cars filled with explosive toxic chemicals. And it's headed for certain derailment at an oil tank farm, for added drama.
13th Dec '16 1:19:45 PM triscion
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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks for a 66 mile trip. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Film/Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.

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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks for a 66 mile trip. Thankfully, while scary as hell, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Film/Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.
13th Dec '16 1:11:27 PM triscion
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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Film/Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.

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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks.tracks for a 66 mile trip. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Film/Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.
13th Dec '16 12:49:22 PM triscion
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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.

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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie {{Unstoppable}}, {{Film/Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.
13th Dec '16 12:48:43 PM triscion
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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie "Film/Unstoppable'', mentioned above.

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* Bizarrely there was a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie "Film/Unstoppable'', {{Unstoppable}}, mentioned above.
13th Dec '16 12:37:12 PM triscion
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* Bizarrely there was actually a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. The event went on to inspire the movie "Film/Unstoppable'', mentioned above.

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* Bizarrely there was actually a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. Thankfully, the drama never got up to Hollywood levels; the train maintained an easy pace through the trip, never hitting more than 45mph, giving the local Emergency Services time to clear the route. They eventually stopped it by hooking another locomotive onto the back, used that to slow it down so an engineer could jump on and hit the breaks. The event went on to inspire the movie "Film/Unstoppable'', mentioned above.
13th Dec '16 11:07:32 AM triscion
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* Bizarrely there was actually a real-life case of this in Ohio, 2001. Known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSX_8888_incident CSX 8888 Incident]] or the "Crazy Eights" Incident, a train pulling a few cars loaded with hazardous chemicals got loose thanks to a careless mistake and went barreling down the tracks. The event went on to inspire the movie "Film/Unstoppable'', mentioned above.
13th Dec '16 10:18:50 AM triscion
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** [[HandWave Possibly because it was the only thing that they had on base (Base Camp also doubled as military camp), and they were crunched for time.]]
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