Train Wreck in St. Rose, LA

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  1. guppyman

    guppyman Member

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    My company has an office in St. Rose, LA. Here's a bit of an e-mail that I got earlier from them:

    A Kansas City Southern train with two locomotives collided with a tractor trailer directly behind our office in St. Rose about 8:30 a.m. this morning causing both engines to derail. There were no injuries although the conductor, who was in the 2nd engine, was trapped for a few minutes before being freed by onlookers before emergency workers arrived.

    I have put some pictures they sent me in my Rail Images album:
    http://www.railimages.com/gallery/johnstanisich

    I think the first 11 pics are of the wreck.
  2. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Jeeze - No injuries?? That looks a lot worse that that!! :( :(
  3. SAL Comet

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    You know it a bad day when your loco ends up perpendicular to the rails.
  4. SAL Comet

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    Must have a hail of a ride :eek:
  5. jmarksbery

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    :curse: Who gets the honor of cleaning the seats? :rolleyes: Jim
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  7. 3phase

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    I'm suprized that the one loco didn't get more dammage to it, what sux more is it looks like it's new. Not two much pix of the second one laying on it's side...
  8. ausien

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    Who says nothing happens in St. Rose...:D good to here there were no injuries though...:thumb: :thumb: ..have a good one...steve
  9. guppyman

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