Physics of Trains

This is a video shot by a gentleman from the Richmond, Va. area. There are 8000 hp on the front and 8000 hp on the rear. The train is moving uphill through the famous horseshoe curve in Altoona, Pa. Note how hard all four engines as working to get it over the mountain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvqAR536tcY

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