albany wreck

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albany wreck - Plenty of Work at Scene of Nickel' Plate Wreck....
Plenty of Work at Scene of Nickel' Plate Wreck. George Preston, maintenance superintendent for the Nickel Plate, has plenty of work at the scene of the Nickel Plate wreck Monday afternoon just west of Albany. Over a quarter of a mile of track .must 'be put down with new ballast and some of the roadbed must ;be reconstructed. Mr. Preston has Bad his men onjhe job almost constantly since the wreck and a temporary track was built Tuesday morning to allow trains to continue schedule but the big job will not^ be completed probably until next Tuesday. He is taking a crew of 35 men to the job Thursday. The wreck was caused by the track buckling, due to excessive heat. Thirty-six cars 'back of the engine were derailed. • —**» HAS BIO 3OB.

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  1. The Tipton Daily Tribune,
  2. 23 Jul 1941, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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