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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)