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Old 02-02-2010, 09:56 AM
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Default Anyone remember an old picture of an FJ40 on train tracks?

A long tima ago, pre-world wide web, I remember seeing a picture of an FJ40 stuck on train tracks. The rails were about 8 feet off the ground and many ties were missing. It looks like a washout took the ground out from under the tracks. The driver was trying to cross the washout by driving the unsupported rails and the FJ40's tires had fallen off the rails. The truck was resting on the rails supported by the bumpers or the frame or something.

I think the image was from an adventure in Colorado. It was probably Uncle Ben or one of his cronies!

Anyone remember what I'm trying to describe?
Where was that picture taken?
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Hmmmm....I only have one that was taken of me going to my senior prom....

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Hmmmm....I only have one that was taken of me going to my senior prom....

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I have a brochure at home with a pic like that. One of Marv's trucks used in the Toyota brochure for the 100 series.
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Old 02-03-2010, 09:10 AM
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Great image, Mike. But not quite the one I'm thinking of. It was just slightly bent, sagging train rails and a few ties here and there a good 8 feet off the ground across a gully. Resting on the frame was what I remember as an FJ40, not a Jeep, about 1/4 of the way across. The soil looked very brown and the trees were conifers...Looked like Colorado mountain mining terrain.

Maybe it was in a Peterson's 4x4 magazine "worst stuck" or something. It might have been around 1989? My Mom would have had her FJ62 at that time and my sister would have had her CJ5 at that time.
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I seem to remember a similar image from an AK trek, maybe that one was on a log bridge though.
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Still no luck snooping google but this last search - land cruiser worst stuck - Really came up with lots of very cool pictures!
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Still no luck snooping google but this last search - land cruiser worst stuck - Really came up with lots of very cool pictures!
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