April 17, 2019 01:35PM avatar
Chris Walker Wrote:
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> guymonmd Wrote:
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> > Dave Peterson Wrote:
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> > > The wreck was in November, but salvage did
> not
> > > occur until the following summer...
> >
> >
> > The rust on the locomotive seems to confirm
> this.
> > The wreck likely happened in Nov of 1943 but
> the
> > photos were probably taken on June 19, 1944
> just
> > like the caption says.
>
>
> And notice the Loco is back on the track, you
> don't think it would look like that if it stayed
> upright on the track? which actually is a shoofly
> built to retrieve it.

They built a track down the 455 to drag her out. In the bottom picture you can see the mainline in the top of the pic.
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