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Chesapeake & Ohio Train Wreck near Walnut Street in Howell, Michigan - March 10, 1953

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Viewing south, on the left is Walnut Street with the train cars blocking the intersection.
Viewing north, far right is Walnut Street with the train cars blocking the intersection. The street at the top is Maple St.
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Viewing southeast, Walnut Street is the road blocked by the train cars.
Viewing north, far right is Michigan Ave, then left of that is Walnut Street with the train cars blocking the intersection.

Title

Chesapeake & Ohio Train Wreck near Walnut Street in Howell, Michigan - March 10, 1953

Description

Chesapeake & Ohio Train Wreck near Walnut Street in Howell, Michigan - March 10, 1953

Thirty-eight cars of west bound Toledo-Grand Rapids freight train were wrecked at 7:25am. Cost around $250,000. A broken wheel on a car about 30 back from the head end is believed to have caused the wreck.

Read March 11, 1953 Livingston County Press Article (in Library use only)

Subject

Railroads

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Type

Image

Date

1953-03-10

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Original Format

film negative

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“Chesapeake & Ohio Train Wreck near Walnut Street in Howell, Michigan - March 10, 1953,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed May 26, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/9728.
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