Train Derails in Okanogan CountyChelan County Commissioners Disappointed With State Parks Plan

first_imgNo one was injured in a train derailment in Okanogan County Monday. The locomotive was starting to move after being loaded near Janice Bridge when several of its 52 rail cars slid off the tracks.The ground under the rails 2-and-a-half miles north of Riverside appeared to liquefy, causing five cars carrying Calcium Carbonate to derail.  The substance is a non-hazardous neutral stone.The train was also carrying lumber and was traveling less than 9 miles-an-hour when the incident occurred. last_img

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