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HamdenRice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-14-09 04:01 PM
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6. Doesn't he know old style locomotives were made with "cow catchers"?
That's that triangular pointy thing at the front of the old style steam locomotive -- the cow catcher. It picks up the cow and throws it to one side or the other without derailing the train:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilot_ (locomotive)
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