@brennen These are funny but also a really bad idea. https://kleinn.com/shop/?swoof=1&p=&page_id=&product_cat=train-horns
(I saw/heard a pickup use one once and boy howdy there's a big difference between "alerting people" and "cause everyone proceeding through an intersection to panic." Didn't help that Wichita is a town of 100% grade crossings. 😒)
@gamehawk yeah, we have joked in the past about getting something like this for a few hours of driving a year in a very specific setting (within the bounds of black rock city), and i very much suspect that's what i just heard, but ghost train is a way more compelling theory.
@brennen Even cooler if it was a steam whistle then.
We had a short-line freight track through our neighborhood and once I was stopped at a crossing and an old dude walked out in the whole striped outfit and cap waving a little red flag and ringing a bell, completely redundant to the crossbucks and lights and bells and gate, and a minute later a loco rolled through with three vintage open passenger cars behind it. That one was diesel but they do have a steam loco too. http://asvrr.org/
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