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Railway Disasters

Railway Disasters
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
A collection of news and information related to Railway Accidents published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths

    Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths
    Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening. Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
  • Ellicott City's Main Street reopens

    Ellicott City's Main Street reopens
    Ellicott City’s Main Street has reopened, nearly four days after a CSX coalĀ train derailed on the tracks located near Maryland Avenue and resulted inĀ the deaths of two 19-year-old women. "I really wanted to get the roads reopened to support...
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Warren Whitney Perger, 48, of the 200 block of Bush Chapel Road, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with disorderly conduct. A...
  • 10 years after Baltimore tunnel fire, much is unchanged

    10 years after Baltimore tunnel fire, much is unchanged
    Ten years ago Monday, scenes out of Baltimore gripped the nation and much of the world when a CSX freight train carrying hazardous cargo derailed and caught fire in the century-old tunnel that winds below downtown. For a week much downtown activity...
  • Collision between train and truck closes Hahn Road in Westminster

    Collision between train and truck closes Hahn Road in Westminster
    An accident involving a train and a tractor trailer closed a Westminster road this morning — but resulted in no injuries. Just before 11 a.m. this morning, Carroll County sheriff's deputies responded to 911 calls reporting a collision between a...
  • Howard County ladies were kept well abreast of the latest fashion trends in 1912

    100 Years Ago Gowns and frowns In the "In Vogue" column of the Times: "Skirts, especially on lingerie dresses are showing more fullness. Double veilings are being used to give lovely iridescent effects. Velour hats are proving strong favorites. The...
  • Fatal 1920 collision on Ma & Pa Railroad recalled

    Fatal 1920 collision on Ma & Pa Railroad recalled
    Last summer, when the paving trucks showed up, fans of the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad deservedly got a little nervous. The object of their veneration is a sliver of railroad track that bisects North Charles Street in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
  • Truck, CSX train collide in Harford Co.; one injured

    The driver of a flatbed truck was injured Friday morning when his vehicle collided with a CSX train on Joppa Road in Harford County, police said. The driver was trying to cross the tracks at about 9:30 a.m. when the train struck his truck near the rear...
  • Joppa train-truck accident leaves driver injured

    A grade crossing accident involving a freight train and flatbed truck around 9:40 a.m. Friday in Joppa left the driver of the truck injured, according to Harford County Emergency Operations. Rick Ayers, the emergency operations manager for the county,...
  • Traffic: Two-vehicle accident I-95 before Fort McHenry Tunnel

    As of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on southbound I-95 before the Fort McHenry Tunnel Toll Plaza, due to an accident involving two vehicles. Eastbound U.S. 50 at Oceanic Drive was congested due to a collision involving two vehicles. Route 32 at...
  • Driver will be charged in Joppa train accident

    The truck driver involved in the train accident last week will be charged in connection with the incident, police officials say. Last Friday morning, James Lloyd McDaniel, driving a flatbed truck, crossed the CSX tracks on Joppa Road and hit a train....
  • David R. Owen

    David R. Owen
    David Rogers Owen, an internationally known maritime lawyer and accomplished yachtsman, died Friday in his sleep of unknown causes at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Riderwood resident was 97. "The death of David Owen is...