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Conrail train engineer: ‘My God, the bridge is collapsing!’ (via NewsWorks)

A crane lifts up the first car at the derailment site in Paulsboro, NJ. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks) http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/new-jersey-more/item/48237-crews-removing-wrecked-train-cars-in-paulsboro (Bas Slabbers)
A crane lifts up the first car at the derailment site in Paulsboro, NJ. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Two Conrail locomotive operators testified yesterday that they had carefully inspected a moveable train bridge before it collapsed sending four rail cars into a creek. The derailment punctured one tank car carrying vinyl chloride, which formed a vapor (via WHYY’s NewsWorks.org)

Alleged vandalism at Quaker construction site causes $500,000 in damages (via NewsWorks)

Signs of vandalism are show at the construction site of the Quaker Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. ..The operating cabin of a construction crane is rendered useless by fire. The crane is parked on the construction site of the future new Quakers Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. (Access to additional material on request) (Bas Slabbers)
Signs of vandalism are show at the construction site of the Quaker Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. ..The operating cabin of a construction crane is rendered useless by fire. The crane is parked on the construction site of the future new Quakers Meeting House in Chestnut Hill. (Access to additional material on request) (photo: Bas Slabbers)

Philadelphia police are investigating an alleged case of vandalism at the construction site of a highly anticipated Quaker meetinghouse in Chestnut Hill. The suspected arson occurred sometime between 4 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday at 20 E. Mermaid…

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Construction begins on Chestnut Hill meetinghouse and Turrell Skyspace (via NewsWorks)

Construction has started on a Philadelphia Quaker meetinghouse that will feature a James Turrell Skyspace. The worship space at 20 East Mermaid Lane in Chestnut Hill will feature an aperture in the ceiling that opens to the sky. The light installation…

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