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Re: NNG but RIO GRANDE 3619

December 03, 2017 03:12PM avatar
drgwk37 Wrote:
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> Earl Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > It looks like the wooden trestle collapsed
> under
> > the engine as it took the curve. Not uncommon
> if
> > they were going too fast. If too much lateral
> > load is placed on the outside rail, the whole
> deck
> > simply tips over taking the train with it. It
> > seems the RR took no time in replacing the
> trestle
> > with a girder bridge with concrete abutments.
>
>
> Thanks Earl, must have been just plain scary to
> have been in that cab for that one!
>
> William
> aka drgrwk37

Also...... the trestle/new girder bridge seems to span a road. One of the pics on the DPL site shows a car on the road.
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