It was 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2004. A locomotive traveling at 43 mph and trailing 89 freight cars plowed into a car transporter high-centered on the tracks. Three restored Porsche Speedsters, plus a 1965 356 SC and a 1988 911 Cabriolet were demolished, and pictures of the event were soon all over the Internet.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2004/12/09/smash-o-rama