Re: Derailment in Portland too ???
Author: DCA
Date: 09-11-2019 - 10:52

Regarding the Portland derailment, photos I saw appear to show a several-foot deep hole (sinkhole?) under one of the units. That would imply that the ground gave way leading to the track dropping and to the derailment. The hole also caused a tilt to the right off the track and caused the unit to strike the vertical support for the roadway above.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Derailment and fire in UP's Dupo, Illinois, yard OPRRMS 09-10-2019 - 12:40
  Re: Derailment and fire in UP's Dupo, Illinois, yard Boy Big 09-10-2019 - 12:50
  Re: Derailment in Portland too ??? George Andrews 09-10-2019 - 18:52
  Re: Derailment in Portland too ??? OPRRMS 09-10-2019 - 18:58
  Re: Derailment in Portland too ??? DCA 09-11-2019 - 10:52
  Re: Derailment in Portland too ??? George Andrews 09-11-2019 - 17:18


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