RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW5369 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD SD40T-2 at Mitchell, Colorado by Frank Wilson
 
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Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
EMD SD40T-2 (more..)
Tennessee Pass Tunnel  (more..)
Mitchell, Colorado, USA (more..)
November 22, 1994
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DRGW5369 (more..)
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Frank Wilson (more..)
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This is the aftermath of the November 22, 1994 taconite train runaway on Tennessee Pass. The train ran away on the 3% grade, and ended up in a pile at the bottom of the Mitchell Curves. This is a photo of the entire 50 car train piled up in a area less than a football field. Remarkably the lead locomotive stayed on the rails, with no one was killed...
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