Ydes Deakin

Old Rail Engine Repurposed as Giant Trash Inhaling Machine

by , 01/15/11
filed under: Recycled Materials

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This old rail engine was assigned to be scrap until Indian Rail engineers decided to use it to clean up the tracks instead. It’s been fitted with a massive suction pipe that sucks up all of the garbage in its path much like an elephant trunk inhaling peanuts. It’s already begun its mission, making Mumbai a slightly cleaner city to live in.

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