Posted by FSWood on December 3, 2017 
Ouch! Will bet that didn't do any good to the motor blower ducting and the traction motor cables.
Posted by Tom on December 3, 2017 
Would a rail-knowledgeable person please explain what happened here. I realize it could be a lot of things, but I am always interested in this since I (and others) don't know much about these occurrences.
Posted by Frank Orona on December 3, 2017 
Insert "Price is Right" losing horn sound.
Posted by Dale Roth on December 3, 2017 
Call out the derrick.
Posted by lancasterguy on December 3, 2017 
I hope no one was hurt
Posted by Sid Vaught on December 4, 2017 
Only phonies won’t admit a little mayhem will get out attention every time. This is cute one.
Posted by Gene on December 4, 2017 
Happens a few times on my model railroad, but never at those harsh angles.
Posted by sjmikeal on December 4, 2017 
call call..that's all
Posted by Jeff Swanson on December 5, 2017 
I'll take a 'stab' at it Tom. Looks like a reverse move on the track next to the derrick truck. All was going fine until the front truck of 5636 either 'picked' a switch (or) someone 'threw' the switch under it. Which caused that truck to diverge to the next track. The torque on the rear caused the knuckle to swing so far that it caused the trailing unit to derail and hence, the car (or two) behind it. My guess...
Posted by Tugboat on December 12, 2017 
Those old geeps had really touchy steering wheels.
Posted by Stuart Crane on December 12, 2017 
Shoulda made a left at Albuquerque. Seems likely a picked switch to me or possibly an aggressive switch tender. No matter what, a bad day at the office for that yard.
Posted by FSWood on December 13, 2017 
It is only just now that I noticed rail under 5636's rear truck is turned over. Wonder whether that damaged the associated switch point rail/blade, I can't think of the right technical term right now. And then the frog, did it damage the frog? And then I'm looking back at the date and thinking, ya know, if these guys were my kids, I think this time I'd be okay with letting them swear on a Sunday.
Posted by FSWood on December 13, 2017 
Playing with Google Maps, satellite view, then street view, found where it is: photo taken looking NNE from 8th Street bridge.
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