Derailment at Plevna, Montana

Derailment at Plevna, Montana

Tank cars burning. Taken on the BNSF Hettinger Subdivision near Plevna, Montana. This is in SE Montana near Baker. I spent some time here in 2007. I worked my Herzog PLUS Train from Terry, MT to Hettinger, ND.

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Husband to Sharon for 31 plus years. Dad to four. Grand Dad to five, four of them girls. Retired Navy. Sometime Mechanic, Railroader, Airplane Builder. Currently a Civilian Employee of the USAF at Edwards AFB. Survived Renal Cell Carcinoma. A walking contradiction, partly truth and partly fiction, Taking every wrong direction on his lonely way back home. Counted the stars on the 4th of July Wishing we were rockets bursting in the sky Talking about redemption and leaving things behind As the sun sinks west of the Mendocino county line
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3 Responses to Derailment at Plevna, Montana

  1. ORPO1 says:

    Reblogged this on The Lexicans.

  2. Old NFO says:

    Sad story, hopefully no one was killed!

    • ORPO1 says:

      No casualties except the tank cars, rail, ties, pasture and wheat fields.
      Trains now days have two man crews, Engineer and Conductor.
      A Brakeman will be on a work train crew if maintenance of way workers are on the ground.

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