Amtrak's Train 4 Southwest Chief derailed on a curve at Lawrence, Kansas due to high speed on Oct. 2, 1979. SDP40F 504 was at AT&SF's Argentine, Kansas diesel shop awaiting disposition on Feb. 1... (more)
The aftermath of a level crossing accident involving a six car Metro Comeng set and a semi trailer on the Cranbourne line near Lynbrook. 306M and 1003T are the carriages in picture being recovered... (more)
At the fork in the ATSF mainline where one leads to Topeka and the other to Ottawa, two trains collided and sideswiped between Christmas and New Years Day 1967. Soap powder anyone... it really ... (more)
On December 16, 1963, Santa Fe Train No. 2, the eastbound SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF struck a cattle truck just west of Clovis, New Mexico, derailing five F-units and 10 cars. Two days later, on a cloudy... (more)
On February 18, 1970, an eastbound Santa Fe freight struck the caboose of a Union Pacific local at a crossing in Fullerton, California. The UP conductor was fatally injured. The UP caboose was cut... (more)
The Barstow derrick and a contractor's truck crane move ice reefer NRC 19693 to a position where it can be re-trucked. The reefer was part of a multi-car derailment in the Needles Yard, July 21, 1... (more)
On October 17, 1971, a train derailed in front of another at Hackberry on Santa Fe's Albuquerque Division, Kingman Dsitrict. Five 4-axle locomotives on train 308 were derailed and some tumbled dow... (more)
UP e/b manifest train derailment at Aikins, Kansas, on the Kansas Division between Topeka and Marysville. Units involved: U25Bs 632, 627, and Alco DL-640 (RS-27) 677. The up-side-down 677 can be s... (more)
The setting sun iluminates an apparent electrical cabinet fire victim at Waycross shops. Photo taken with permission.
This engine is awaiting repairs or scrapping at the Uceta Yard in Tampa.
After departing the loadout at Tom's Fork with 150 loads of export coal, the train encountered a broken/rolled rail near the mining community of 'Miami', where 13 of the 150 loads derailed. While ... (more)