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Derailment

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Tuxx, Oct 11, 2007.

  1. Tuxx

    Tuxx Senior Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 303

    I know this is unrelated but how often does a CSX Train Derail close to home,It was bound for Selkirk,NY.

    Train Derailment 10-10-07 008.jpg

    Train Derailment 10-10-07 020.jpg
     
  2. bribrius

    bribrius PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,609

    i think this is the one i saw on cnn the other day. carrying some pretty nasty stuff too right? not cool.
     
  3. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    OMG- was it carrying any Haz Mats?
     
  4. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    I heard it was carrying ethanol, propane, and some other stuff. It is too close to the marshlands we have here so they are going to let it burn out versus putting it out. I drove by it today and it was still burning
     
  5. Boast Enterpris

    Boast Enterpris Senior Member
    Messages: 745

    Looks like a big mess. Is that corn spilled everywhere?
     
  6. Tuxx

    Tuxx Senior Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 303

    Yes, the corn was in the box cars.
     
  7. fordmstng66

    fordmstng66 Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    first close pics i have seen of that mess. My mom lives on Jackson in Mentor, and says it smells pretty bad out there.
     
  8. tim975

    tim975 Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    That's CSX for ya.

    Crash
    Spill
    eXplode
     
  9. dmax08

    dmax08 Senior Member
    Messages: 183

    CSX has has some pretty nasty accidents this past year..... I have also noticed that they are doing allot of work to the tracks in my area now..
     
  10. lawnkid

    lawnkid Senior Member
    Messages: 234

    The derailment actually didn't end up being toxic. There were several chemicals onboard but nothing was threatened. They evacuated but everyone was back the next day. They called in over 20 fire departments , some from over 25 miles away that night for nothing. Bunch of my buddies got called in and they played cards all afternoon and relieved the lake county guys over night and eventually let the thing die out on it's own.