Train delayed by elephant

The Bakersfield Californian - Jan 23, 1937


Train Delayed by Elephant's Antics
McCOOK, Neb., Jan. 23 — A Burlington Road passenger train was four hours late getting into Denver because an elephant kept the engineer and conductor guessing.
The engineer, officials of the road said, kept stopping the train, and the conductor repeatedly signaled for him to proceed, each wondering about the frequent stops.
Investigation disclosed an elephant in the baggage car was pulling the airbrake rope with his trunk.
Posted By: Alex - Fri Mar 18, 2016
Category: Animals, Trains and Other Vehicles on Rails, 1930s





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