Southern Railway SD40 #3193, one of six locomotives derailed when eastbound #174 collided with #219, inside city limits          
Panel track has been put in place the line opened for traffic with a 10mph speed limit thru the accident zone. At the time, this was train-order territory and one train failed to clear the main as directed.
Date: 10/28/1974 Location: Heflin, AL   Map Show Heflin on a rail map Views: 1163 Collection Of:   Bernie Feltman
Locomotives: SOU 3193(SD40)    Author:  Bernie Feltman
Southern Railway SD40 #3193, one of six locomotives derailed when eastbound #174 collided with #219, inside city limits
Picture Categories: Wreck This picture is part of album:  Southern Railway Alabama roster/still shots
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Name Type Comments Date
Karl Rethwisch General Fatalities ?? 7/24/2012 1:16:35 PM
Charles Burgess General Not a photo you see everyday; thanks for sharing! 7/24/2012 6:14:48 PM
Chris S General THAT was an SD40? Just unreal.... I believe 2 fatalities during this event, Karl 7/24/2012 8:43:08 PM
Fred Stuckmann General Yeow! 7/25/2012 8:19:19 AM

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