Not quite 24 hours and traffic has already been restored, impressive. but expensive,
Looking from St Rd. 327 overpass gondolas from EJ&E loaded with slab steel have both lines ripped up
Looking toward St Rd. 327 over pass gondolas from EJ&E loaded with slab steel have both lines ripped up
E/B general merchandise on the ground, cause is said to be an insulated joint that pulled apart Same veiw, just 7 hours later. looks like a long night ahead !
The power for the train can be seen further down the track, there was only one car attached to the power
Underside shot of NS 9491. 8932 in background. Crew treated and released
Better veiw of scene. the under side of a Dash-9 is in front of the EMT with the red jacket. NS 8932 is also visable
A little over 4 hours into clean the up process and in 20 more this Hulcher crew & NS personal had cleaned up and restored traffic and was gone after a 15 car derailment on 12-12-03
A veiw opposite of the previous shot
General Merch. train hits the ground blocks both tracks on NS Chicago Div.approx 13 cars on the ground
Semi trailer dropped off train 2 miles before train went in emergency stop..
Better veiw of impact
Trains don't run well in ballast
Former NYC FtWayne-Jackson Line. New coal traffic bound for Edicott Power plant and these EMD's are stretching their legs
Former NW unit now working its last day in the lease fleet