Purdue adds 130 dB train horn to Ross-Ade Stadium

It's louder than a thunderclap, as ear piercing as a military jet taking off, and Purdue hopes it's powerful enough to scare away opponents this football season.

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 12:38 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — It's louder than a thunderclap, as ear piercing as a military jet taking off, and Purdue hopes it's powerful enough to scare away opponents this football season.

Purdue Athletics has unveiled a new train horn at Ross-Ade Stadium.

The horn reaches 130 decibels which, according to audiologists, is classified at "painful."

Take a listen above!

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