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Foreman to Engineman #6764 East:  ' ... oh, just push it out of the way … those FPA-4's are tough ...'


   ... so it appears....


   At CN Beachville, February 18, 1984 Kodachrome by S.Danko


   Noteworthy: 


February 14, 1984: A 25 car CN train derailed four miles west of Woodstock ( Beachville) causing $1 million damage. Half mile track torn up, propane tankers included in consist. Heavy rains blamed for weakening the track bed. Reportedly every spring new remnants of the derailment can be seen along the Beachville Thames River Trail – pushed up by the winter frost.
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Foreman to Engineman #6764 East: ' ... oh, just push it out of the way … those FPA-4's are tough ...'

... so it appears....

At CN Beachville, February 18, 1984 Kodachrome by S.Danko

Noteworthy:

February 14, 1984: A 25 car CN train derailed four miles west of Woodstock ( Beachville) causing $1 million damage. Half mile track torn up, propane tankers included in consist. Heavy rains blamed for weakening the track bed. Reportedly every spring new remnants of the derailment can be seen along the Beachville Thames River Trail – pushed up by the winter frost.

Photographer:
sdfourty [485] (more) (contact)
Date: 02/18/1984 (search)
Railway: Canadian National (search)
Reporting Marks: VIA 6764 (search)
Train Symbol: VIA 6764 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: mile 53 Dundas Sub (search)
City/Town: Beachville (search)
Province: Ontario (search)
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One Comment
  1. What a sight. Nice capture.

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