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Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Seen here are the results of a cut of cars happily passing through a switch when all of a sudden a car is not satisfied going down a particular track and decides to take the other track. The results are always the same....a mess.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 4/18/2010 5:41:16 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  Wreck
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Views:  345   Comments: 2
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Seen here are the results of a cut of cars happily passing through a switch when all of a sudden a car is not satisfied going down a particular track and decides to take the other track. The results are always the same....a mess. The house visible in the background was the home of my grand parents.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 4/18/2010 5:41:54 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  Wreck
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Views:  312   Comments: 2
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Seen here are the results of a cut of cars happily passing through a switch when all of a sudden a car is not satisfied going down a particular track and decides to take the other track. The results are always the same....a mess.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 4/18/2010 5:42:16 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  Wreck
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Views:  214   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Seen here are the results of a derailment in 1980 in Hilton GA. Interesting thing now is the woodrack itself....former CofG rack still lettered for it's original owner.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 4/18/2010 5:41:37 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  269   Comments: 2
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Close up of derailed CofG woodrack in Hilton GA reveals the friction bearing trucks that were still used at that time.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 4/18/2010 5:42:36 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  218   Comments: 2
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Seen here are the results of a cut of cars happily passing through a switch when all of a sudden a car is not satisfied going down a particular track and decides to take the other track. The results are always the same....a mess.
Photo Date:  1/5/1980  Upload Date: 4/18/2010 5:42:51 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  201   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  The Big Hook from Columbus GA at work clearing up a derailment just west of Leary GA.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:14:56 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  Wreck
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Views:  504   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Looking east toward Albany at derailment scene just west of Leary GA.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:16:02 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  591   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  While the Southern Big Hook from Columbus GA can be seen to the left, encroachment from outside contractors is also evident at this derailment just west of Leary GA in 1981.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:16:53 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  419   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Closeup of damage at derailment near Leary GA in 1981.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:18:05 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  293   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  The Big Hook from Columbus gets an assist from an outside contractor.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:19:17 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  317   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Closeup of damage from derailment just west of Leary GA. Rolls of paper can be scene in the car in the background.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:20:42 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  322   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  The Big Hook from Columbus can be seen helping clear up a derailment just west of Leary GA.
Photo Date:  12/1/1981  Upload Date: 11/26/2005 7:21:24 AM
Location:  Leary, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  596   Comments: 0
Derailed NS 3308
Title:  Derailed NS 3308
Description:  NS 3308, SD40-2, being rerailed in Hilton GA. Trackage is Chattahoochee Industrial RR. Cause was said to be when this and 2 other locomotives shoved back on a cut of coal and pushed rails out of alignment.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:23:31 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Locomotives:  NS 3308(SD40-2)
Views:  622   Comments: 1
Derailed NS 3308, SD40-2,
Title:  Derailed NS 3308, SD40-2,
Description:  NS 3308, SD40-2, being rerailed in Hilton GA. Car in foreground is carload of peanuts.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:24:27 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Locomotives:  NS 3308(SD40-2)
Views:  430   Comments: 0
NS derailment
Title:  NS derailment
Description:  Car of peanuts on it's side at Hilton GA. Also derailed 3 locomotives.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:25:18 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  363   Comments: 0
NS derailment
Title:  NS derailment
Description:  NS 3308, SD40-2, laying hard to one side following derailment in Hilton GA.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:26:21 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Locomotives:  NS 3308(SD40-2)
Views:  760   Comments: 0
NS derailment
Title:  NS derailment
Description:  NS 3308, SD40-2, and NS 5533, GP38-2, derialed at Hilton GA.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:27:24 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Locomotives:  NS 3308(SD40-2)
Views:  1345   Comments: 1
NS derailment
Title:  NS derailment
Description:  Another view of NS 3308 derailed at Hilton GA along with 2 more locomotives and 2 cars of peanuts.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:28:15 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Locomotives:  NS 3308(SD40-2)
Views:  535   Comments: 0
NS derailment
Title:  NS derailment
Description:  Another view of derailment at Hilton GA showing all 3 locomotives.
Photo Date:  10/20/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 10:21:26 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Locomotives:  NS 3308(SD40-2) NS 5533(GP38-2)
Views:  877   Comments: 1
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  Three loaded chip hoppers turned over right in the Lafayette street crossing on 12/7/2005. Cleanup continues on this date.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 5:45:27 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  598   Comments: 1
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  Three loaded chip hoppers turned over while being pulled to the Bayline yard on 12/7/2005. It happened right in the Lafayette street crossing and cleanup continues today.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 5:48:10 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  382   Comments: 1
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  Three loaded chip hoppers turned over in the Lafayette street crossing the night before and cleanup continues today.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 5:50:01 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  426   Comments: 1
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  Here we see the luckiest crossing sign in America. Three loaded chip hoppers turned over with the cars turning over at just the right spot so that the crossing sign was between the cars and did not get knocked over and crushed.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 5:52:46 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  454   Comments: 1
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  The Bayline switch engine was pulling a cut of cars from the CSX interchange yesterday (12/7) when three loaded chip hoppers turned over.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 6:06:05 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  428   Comments: 1
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  The Bayline switch engine was pulling a cut from the CSX interchange yesterday (12/7) when 3 loaded chip hoppers turned over right in the Lafayette street crossing.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 5:55:22 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  924   Comments: 0
Bayline derailment
Title:  Bayline derailment
Description:  Three loaded chip hoppers turned over right in the Lafayette street crossing. Check out the crossing signal. Talk about lucky positioning.
Photo Date:  12/8/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2005 5:57:35 PM
Location:  Dothan, AL
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  407   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  This is looking south toward the CIRR yard at 15 cars derailed in a curve.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:42:14 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  473   Comments: 1
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Close up of derailment damage that occured during the early morning hours on the interchange track between the CIRR and NS yards at Hilton GA.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:42:44 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  388   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Close up of derailment damage that occured in the early morning hours on the interchange track between the NS and CIRR yards at Hilton GA.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:43:15 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  318   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Close up of derailment damage that occured in the early morning hours on the interchange track between the NS and CIRR yards at Hilton GA.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:43:47 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  420   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  Close up of derailment damage that occured in the early morning hours on the interchange track between the NS and CIRR yards at Hilton GA.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:44:17 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  384   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  This is looking north toward the NS yard at 15 cars derailed in the early morning hours on the interchange track between the NS and CIRR yards at Hilton.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:44:48 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  445   Comments: 1
Power on train that derailed
Title:  Power on train that derailed
Description:  The power from the NS local that derailed 15 cars in the early morning hours sits in the CIRR yard clear of the derailment. Yep, thats the Southern green/gold 4610 in the photo.
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:45:20 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  456   Comments: 0
Power on train that derailed
Title:  Power on train that derailed
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:48:15 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  327   Comments: 0
Derailment
Title:  Derailment
Description:  The scene from my back porch of derailed cut of cars. I got the scenery and the grill....can someone provide the steaks???
Photo Date:  4/16/2011  Upload Date: 4/16/2011 8:46:23 AM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
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Views:  499   Comments: 4


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