Derailment...The Clean Up: CSX Q616 derailed in the early morning hours (approx. 4am EST) on March 8th, 2012. 27 cars hit the ground, but the 3 lead units along with 3 cars escaped w... (more)
CN Extra 316 left the tracks on August 4 damaging a few cars (due to a sun kink). These included two multilevels of 20 Hyundai's, a load of lumber, and a few wheat loads. The site was cleared on t... (more)
A group of people watches as a crane works to rerail the cars of a "minor" derailment. It looks like the N&W boxcar is in the worst shape. There were a pair of D&H U33-Cs with a few cars stopped a... (more)
Part of the Winegar derailment--looking north. The southbound coal train hit a rock slide in a cut.
C&O derrick WC-11 (based at Shelby, KY) works the north end of one of the Clinchfield's worst derailments in its history. The small steam powered derrick was soon replaced by N&W's 250-tonner from... (more)
Yesterday morning, CP 302 derailed 11 out of its 114 cars on the MacTier Sub, both knocking out the north and south track of the North Toronto Sub, work crews are on the scene to clear up the mess... (more)
This shows the 3 cars that left the iron. Two loaded tank cars with diesel fuel and one high cube empty boxcar
The GATX white tank car was the one that the axle burned out. If you look carefully on the left underside you can see where the wheel axle road on the underside which cause sufficient friction to... (more)
MMA 203 lost 3 cars from its 20 car train at 2AM Dec 2. This pictures shows the ultimate cause. One of the axles burns completely through on a tank car. This was caused by a burned out journal 8... (more)
This is the aftermath of a stringline from the Athens to Gainsville local. You can see that the curve is VERY sharp.