Monday Afternoon Diversion: Train vs. Tornado
By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Jul 6, 2009 8:00PM
On January 9, 2008, a tornado struck northern Illinois, leaving a trail of damage from Poplar Grove (Boone County) all the way to Harvard (McHenry County). The timing of the tornado was just right as to run across some tracks right when a train was passing by. Thanks to a camera mounted on the train, we see what happens when a train battles a tornado: Mother Nature wins.