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Write A Caption For This Strange Photo

train crash photoThe Bay of Quinte Railway was a small regional rail line located in Hastings County, ON, Canada. This unusual photo shows a collision between two engines back in 1892.

How you you think it happened? Add your comments below.

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64 Responses to Write A Caption For This Strange Photo

  • Robert Scorticosays:

    Train engines should not play chicken



  • Kimisays:

    Bless You… Have the sniffles long?

  • Robertsays:

    Position number 69 in the Karma Sutra?

  • W Rusty Lanesays:

    The first 0-4-0 switcher by accident!

  • Stephen VanBrocklinsays:

    Railroad engineers try to determine why tracks were laid upside-down.

  • Trevor Farleysays:

    I’m still not exactly sure what happened but having a look at the following link may be helpful.


    Regards, Trevor

    • Gerrysays:

      That was very enlightening, thank you for sharing…

    • Thomas Harrissays:

      Thank you, Trevor. Very interesting video.

  • Louissays:

    He was missing his sweatheart so much that he needed a hug.

  • Ian McIntoshsays:

    There’s just no stopping them when it’s mating season.

  • Bernard Singersays:

    I was sure I left the remote for station door right under here.

  • Louissays:

    He missed his sweat heart so very much that he needed a hug

  • Jerry Boyasays:

    One day while double heading, the rookie engineer…

  • Greggsays:

    The closer locomotive started up over the cowcatcher of the other locomotive. The first locomotive went over on its back, while the second started climbing the first one

    • Correct, I had the same idea, the cowcatchers on those engines were massive just like a launch ramp.

  • Geren W Mortensensays:

    How many times must I tell you, you cannot do a loop with a steam engine!

  • Phil Gliebesays:

    I told you we should never have switched to DCC! With DC and a Block Control System, this would never have happened!

  • Joesays:

    Wait till Dad sees this. It’s not my fault.

  • Tivis7says:

    They thought playing Chicken was all fun and games until…

  • Fredsays:

    N scale?

  • Carl Cantrellsays:

    Steam engine mating season.

  • J Rsays:

    “No means No”, she yelled !

  • louis hofstadsays:

    Looks like one train rear ended the other.

  • Jerry Lynchsays:

    The birth of the Piggy Back line

  • Stephansays:

    Doing the railroad tangle, eh.

  • David Stokessays:

    Thanks for the giggles guys. “I thought I was on that line up there on the top of the bank”

  • RockyJohnsays:

    It easy to see that it is “Matting Season for Iron Horses Arrives In Canada”.

  • Tomsays:

    So this is how little engines are made !!!

  • Tomsays:

    And I always thought they did it doggy style !!

  • Frank Borkesays:

    Going in, –I had a bad feeling about this election (2016)

  • Philsays:

    Bottoms Up!

  • John Revelsays:

    How many months did you say for a baby train?

  • Vytsays:

    “It said something about being from Cybertron & started transforming, but looks like it got steps 2, 3 & 4 mixed up”

  • Kevin Chingsays:

    Dave you must wait for the rear engine to brake first!.

  • Neil Glennsays:

    Strange mating habits of early American locomotives!X

  • johnsays:

    thank you for the tummy rub but you needed to get lower!!!

  • Juergensays:

    Funny picture and two people died in that accident. Head on collision with the passenger train hitting the gravel train.

  • Wayne Orrsays:

    Gee! the Safe working did not work

  • Keezlingsays:

    Where the term “reverse engineering” came from…

  • DaveBsays:

    Ouch – after that insertion, I’m feeling a little tender.

  • Fredsays:

    Early attempts of an MU or early n scale.

  • Don Jenningssays:

    OOOOOPPPPPSSS Now you did it.. We have to tell someone about this because You are in trouble now.

  • saulsays:

    women drivers Dont tell the mrs i said that

  • Jason VK4FJGSsays:

    Yeah, just stick it in the ute and I’ll fix it at home.
    No worries mate.

  • John Bennettsays:

    I told you the brakes were a bit keen

  • Joesays:

    There goes our on-time reputation!

  • Peter Fasakesays:

    one engine ran into the other.

  • Thomas Harrissays:

    I’ll second Phil. “Bottoms Up!!”

  • Rich Ssays:

    Driving that train high on cocaine, Casey Jones you better watch your speed.

  • Glenn Hillikersays:

    Perhaps it was mating season and they were making another train!!

  • Williamsays:


  • Bernardsays:

    Not now Josephine.

  • A J Smithsays:

    sorry Mum not angle parking

  • Gerard Bohlmannsays:

    Who forgot to install the anti-climbers?

  • Bazzasays:


  • Bazzasays:

    Fell head over heals in love with passing engine. Should never look back!

  • John Schaeffersays:

    Man those brakes are good !


    Two engines in heat

  • Lindsay Neilsays:

    Caption for the Photo:

    The man on the left is saying, “I think we should review the procedure for double heading..”

  • Johnny L Clarksays:

    Care to dance, Milady?

  • Tony Ferrarasays:


  • Mike Whitesays:

    Must be Ohio Drivers. Ohio once had only two automobiles in the state and they had a reck.

  • Jim LeBeausays:

    As a young adult Donald Trump’s father gave him a railroad to run.

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