While on a trip to Springfield, Carl Edwards accidentally releases the brake on a caboose that he, Mary and Laura are exploring, sending the lone car and the terrified trio hurtling down the tracks towards an oncoming express train.

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Caroline Ingalls (credit only)
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Carrie Ingalls (credit only)
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Carrie Ingalls (credit only)
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Sandy Nelson
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J.W. Diamond
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Asa Dunn
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While on a trip to Springfield, Carl Edwards accidentally releases the brake on a caboose that he, Mary and Laura are exploring, sending the lone car and the terrified trio hurtling down the tracks towards an oncoming express train.

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11 February 1976 (USA)  »

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During a long shot of the train traveling from Nancato, you can see the outline of a car driving on a road, halfway up the shot. See more »

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Herbert Diamond: Dad?
J.W. Diamond: What?
Herbert Diamond: Thought I was gonna get to read my speech this time.
J.W. Diamond: Didn't you hear what I just said? Time and tide and railroad waits for no man!
Herbert Diamond: But you promised.
J.W. Diamond: Herbert, I didn't get to finish my speech either; but I'm not complaining, am I?
Herbert Diamond: No. But you never finish your speech. You always talk 'till the train pulls out.
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Trouble on the Prairie Railroad.
4 October 2015 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

This is one of the episodes I love to watch never skip it. Laura,Mary,Carl Goes to the railroad to see a real train from up close. They get on a Caboose and it suddenly accidentally starts moving. After a while the 3 children find themselves in a very sticky situation bc a another train is coming from the opposite. Direction which means their is going to be a collision. Tune in to see how they will be rescued, its action packed and even when you know what the outcome will be it keeps you on the edge of your seat.

The stars of this episode:Mary,Laura,Carl and Charles.

Now continue to episode 17

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