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West Point, Texas, USA (more..)
May 21, 1961
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In May 1961 a westbound Southern Pacific (T&NO) train derailed on the Colorado River bridge between Winchester and West Point, Texas, on T&NO's DALSA main line between Hearne and Flatonia, Texas. This was T&NO's main line between Dallas and San Antonio. The derailment destroyed two through truss bridges, plunging both into the river. Many cars were derailed. Derailment cause is unknown.
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