A head on wreck caused by one train overrunning the meet at Gilchrist. I heard on the radio that "2 westbound trains collided head on" (accuracy in the media!) so I highballed across the border (I... (more)
Soo 4408,750 ramble east with train #912 on Valentine's day 1980. The 4408 was destroyed in a head on collision near Gilchrist in the summer of 82.
One of those you really had to see it to believe it moments. Soo 4408 rides high over 6600 in the aftermath of the July 12, 1982 head on at Gilchrist
Firefighters, railroad workers, police, and a couple photographers at the site of a head on collision between Soo trains 909-910 about 1 mile east of Gilchrist. 910 was supposed to take siding at ... (more)
This loco would be destroyed in a head on collision in Gilchrist, Michigan on July 12, 1982. Power is on the Soo Line's North Fon Du Lac to Milwaukee turn.