Cridersville, Ohio Train Wreck

February 6, 2005

At 6:15 AM on Sunday, february 6, 19 cars of a CSX freight train derailed just outside Cridersville, Ohio. The cars were carrying new automobiles. The derailment knocked out power to the area for five hours.

All photos on this page by Alan Draves.
Shortly after sunrise, before the cleanup crews arrived.

Railroad crews begin the cleanup.

Moving one of the derailed cars.

Shattered trees
Two rail cars on their sides in a field.

A new automobile in the wreckage.

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