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FOUND - 1830's LIRR Locomotive Buried In The Atlantic Avenue Tunnel!

NEW INFORMATION REVEALED by BHRA at the BOTTOM of THIS PAGE.

Back in 2010, BHRA's efforts attracted National Geographic TV (Nat Geo), which planned to do a one hour special with BHRA on the Atlantic Avenue tunnel.  BHRA guided Nat Geo's Cesium Vapor Magnetometer consultants to a particular spot in the center of Atlantic Avenue, slightly east of Montero's Bar.  See documentation provided below of what was found: an 1830's LIRR Locomotive Buried In The Atlantic Avenue Tunnel. 



Magnetometer scan of the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel (click to enlarge) from Sam Harris Engineering

There is a circa 1830's wood burning steam locomotive buried in the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel !!!

The laptop screen image posted on the website of Sam Harris Engineering shows the relevant aggregate results of the Cesium Vapor Magnetometer (CVM) scan of the two center lanes Atlantic Avenue  between Hicks Street and Columbia Street. This test was performed under BHRA'S auspices in January, 2011 by consultants retained by National Geographic TV.

Note: the clearly defined "Red Hot" object. Only pure iron comes up "Red Hot" in the CVM scan, while soil, clay, and other non ferrous objects are depicted in various shades of "blue- green".
 
Its note worthy that this "Hot Red" iron object was revealed at precisely the spot where Bob Diamond suggested they scan first :-)


Here is Bob's Magnetometer image interpretation.
magnetometer interpretation image


Brinkerhoff Report PDF
The Magnetometer imaging company (Brinkerhoff Environmental Consulting) confirms that the large metal object found when using the Magnetometer imaging fits the profile of a locomotive. 

Here is the full report created by the imaging company Brinkerhoff Environmental Services in PDF format.   Page 5 of this report states:

"Brinkerhoff was able to estimate the metallic anomaly's length at 20 feet based upon the response of the G-859 data."

click on the image (at left) to download the PDF file of this document (2mb).

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This email from the Magnetometer imaging company (Brinkerhoff Environmental Consulting), to Sam Harris Engineering, further confirms that the large metal object found when using the Magnetometer imaging fits the profile of a locomotive. 

Furthermore, a second large iron object was found.  This object is likely the "Tender", the car that trails the locomotive where the fuel is stored (wood in the case of this 1830s steam locomotive).  They state:

"It is conceivable that the suspect locomotive is located between the middle and south sides of Atlantic Ave. and a separate smaller anomaly is located on the northern side of Atlantic Ave.  Based upon Brinkerhoff's interpretation of the geophysical data, there is no question that something(s) metallic is buried under Atlantic Ave."
Newspaper and TV Press coverage of the detection of the 180 year old steam locomotive buried in the Atlantic Ave Tunnel:

NY Daily News (external link)

The Brooklyn Paper (external link)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle (external link)

Brooklyn Courier (external link)

The Gothamist (external link)

News 12 Brooklyn (Video News Coverage)

WINS News Radio (Dec 27, 2012) . "mp3" files:
Version A
Version B



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