train.mp3
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September 16th, 2008

On my way to work I got stopped at a railroad crossing. This is the recording I took of the train going by. It is quite intense. If you listen to the whole thing you will hear a lot of metal scraping and screeching sounds. I thought the train was going to derail. Recorded in Rockford, Illinois with an H2 Zoom.

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    mapostolidis 2 years, 4 months ago

    Awesome!

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    tkgray 3 years, 5 months ago

    That screeching sound is called guaging, you mostly hear it a lot on curves or in places where the track is uneven; it happens as the wheels search for the rails and the flanges rub against the inside edges.

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    Resonanceofinsects 3 years, 5 months ago

    Thanks a bunch! This was a wonderful recording!

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    winter_scribbled 3 years, 8 months ago

    Thanks a bunch! Sounds great.

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Type
Mp3 (.mp3)
Duration
02:24:693
Filesize
5.5 MB
Bitrate
1378 kbps
Channels
Stereo
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