And I thought I lived close to the tracks a mile away...

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  1. One Shot

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    Glad I don't live in such a massively populated area...

    I don't like crowds... I couldn't stand it

    A monorail through a building was perfectly by Disney world years ago anyway
     
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    Mama's baby sister lives about 50 yards from railroad tracks and when train comes though you can hear it over the phone while Mama and her are talking. Granted there's a crossing right there and horns are even worst. I don't think I'd like the viberations or the noise.
    That said it increased value for ones living in thsoe buildings, those folks must love trains!
     
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    My 1st apartment was over a florist right next to a very busy railroad station. You get used to it.
     
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    "Son, quit sticking your head out the window"
     
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    Not something i'd want going through my house, even i it did increase the property value.
     
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    I hope hey left the structural supports in that building and you can see where they just added to the whole top of it afterwards
     
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    So...do you think they take the train to and from work?
     
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    that's actually kinda cool.. leave your apartment and go to work.
     
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    That's neat. I'm surprised it's no louder than a conversation. That's impressive.
     
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    It's in China. What could possibly go wrong? :confused:
     
  13. Hawg

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    When I was about 7 we lived in a small wood frame house less than 50 yards from the tracks right at a crossing. When the train would come through at night my bed would move across the floor. Had box cars in the back yard from a derailment once. We didn't stay long after that.
     
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    All they need in there now is a gun range.
     
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    60db? I'm not buying it. At what distance, two buildings away?

    I call bull on this one.
     
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