By Spiritofwestvirginia"As a Big Sandy engineer for the most of 26 years, it is doubtful to me that Mr. Vaughn has any real experience of the actual operation of locomotives. I had heard of this story and found this site to read up on it.
. . . Do I think these guys hit a spaceship from another planet? No, but they hit something or something hit them because I remember the coal spillage in that area and I also know the boys were held out "critical incident" for three days after they got back to russell the next day."
* See Comments at the bottom of the article, " Further Analysis of Train/UFO Collision Case" to read the entire missive.