McKenzie Tower Wreck

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McKenzie Tower Wreck - Rail Tracks Cleared Of Three Train Wrecks...
Rail Tracks Cleared Of Three Train Wrecks Normal traffic movements were resumed over the Baltimore and Ohio. Railroad and the Western- Maryland Railway Saturday- night following. three derailments within i 24-hour period. The first accident in the series occurred Friday morning at McKenzie, McKenzie, W. Va., near Pinto, when 30 loaded coal cars, left the B. and 0. rails. The wreckage- '• was cleared ns-ay by 8 a.' ni. Saturday. " At 9 a. m. Saturday two B, and O. mallet locomotives • jumped the tracts near Swanton near the top of the n-mlle'grade. Two of the three n-scks were, blocked for several hours. ' ' • At 10 a. m. six cars on the Western Western Maryland. Railway Jumped Uie tracks at Stewarton, Pa., 12 miles east of Connellsville. Wreck crews •were dispatched to' the, scene from Cumberland and Connellsville. The •wreckage was cleared . Saturday

Clipped from Cumberland Evening Times05 Jan 1948, MonPage 7

Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, Maryland)05 Jan 1948, MonPage 7
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