B&O Train Wreck March 1948
\FreigMPileup Wrecks Tracks CUMBERLAND, Md., Mar. 1 '^—Workmen hoped to restore! traffic today after a freight train ofjpileup blocked both tracks on Baltimore & Ohio main line be- Iween Cumberland and Councils-! i ville ' Pa ' ' ' Fourteen cars in three trams i were derailed yesterday but there were no serious injuries to [Railroad officials estimated damage ! at $80,000. They said an eastbound ; freight hit the caboose of a coal train. The deisel engine of the' freight fell inlo cars of a train passing passing on another track. Three crewmen on the deisel jumped to safety. Traffic was rerouted over the Western Maryland Railway tracks to Mc-yersdale, Pa.