Monday, February 19, 2007

St. Lambert Train Fire

HI MARTY ,SAD NEWS YOU KNOW THE PHOTO OF LOCOMOTIVE 6218 I SENT YOU, KEEP IT BECAUSE THAT'S ALL THAT IS LEFT OF THE 6218 STEAM ENGINE A HUGE FIRE LAST NIGHT MELTED IT TO THE TRACK IN FRONT OF THE ST-LAMBERT STATION THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS NOT REVEILED BUT THE CAUSE FOR NOT STOPPING THE FIRE IS KNOWNED NOW GET THIS MARTY THEY COULD NOT FIND THE RED FIRE HYDRANT NEAR THE STATION THEY HAD TO CONNECT THEIR HOSES TO FAR, IN FRONT OF TAYLOR'S ON VICTORIA WHEN
THEY GOT WATER IT WAS TOO LATE. FOR PEOPLE GOING TO MONTREAL TOMORROW TO WORK THERE WILL BE NO TRAIN UNTIL
WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.WHAT THEY ARE GOING TO DO ,IT IS TO HEAVY TO LIFT FROM THE TRACK , THEY ARE GOING TO LITE THE FIRE AGAIN AND REMELTED AND SHOVEL IT OFF WHILE IT IS HOT, ANYWAY THEY ARE GOING TO TRY.

NORMAND SIMARD

P.S. THEY HAVE A SUSPECT IT'S HARD TO BELEIVE THEY ARE ON THE RIGHT TRACK , HE IS FROM THE U.S.THE CHICAGO AREA I THINK.

P.S.A VERY SAD DAY FOR A TRAIN LOVER LIKE ME AT LEAST THE GOT A SUSPECT I KNOW THE POLICE ARE GOING TO
PICK HIM UP BY TRAIN TODAY FOR HIS COURT APPEARANCE TOMORROW IN MONTREAL.I WILL BE THERE.

Thanks Normand S.
Too bad the firemen were not smart enough to realize that there was 20,000 gallons of water on that train. It was a Steam Locomotive wasn’t it?

Well they’ll just have to use the Metro

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