When passion and creativity come together it will surely be a train wreck! Thomas Nicholl’s love for trains goes way back until today where he works at a local train track. When Thomas started on YouTube, he f Air Raid sirens which eventually turned into trains.
Thomas Nicholl's brainchild, Thunderbolt 1000 Siren Productions, is home to the famous documentaries of train wrecks and tales from the railroads. Thomas Nicholl's fascination with trains is remarkable to the point that he might know everything to know about them. Know how Thomas built his channel to where it is today.
Thunderbolt 1000 Siren Productions sits at 100k subs and over 34M total channel views and counting as of this writing.
4:03 How a tornado video kickstarted Thomas’ videos about trains
6:46 Why trains are appealing to a lot of viewers
9:40 What is rail fanning
14:21 Thomas’ process in the production of train videos and documentaries
22:36 How Thomas monetize his YouTube channel
28:57 How YouTube changed Thomas’ life
30:10 Working on 2 day jobs while doing videos
38:06 How Thomas sees the future of trains in America
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