Archive for the ‘Train Wrecks’ Category

Comments Off on Union Pacific Disaster: “Rules Are Rules”

Good news: It was a normal day in  Sharon Springs , KS when a Union Pacific crew boarded a loaded coal train for the long trek to Salina.   The Bad news: Just a few miles into the trip a wheel bearing became overheated and melted, letting a metal support drop down and grind on […]

Comments Off on Train, Tractor Trailer Collide In Harrisburg, NC

Source: WSOC-TV in Charlotte Wednesday, February 4, 2009 – updated: 2:03 pm EST February 4, 2009 HARRISBURG, N.C. — An Amtrak train collided with a tractor trailer after it stopped on train tracks in Harrisburg early Wednesday.  The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened at about 10 a.m. near the intersection of Pharr […]