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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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  • 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...
  • Unidentified man killed by train in Rosedale

    An unidentified man was struck and killed Tuesday morning by a southbound MARC train in the Rosedale area. The accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. just south of where the rail lines cross under I-695, Maryland Transit Administration officials said....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 'Top Chef': All's fair in restaurant wars

     
    Greetings kids! It's Maryann, leading the charge into one of many people's favorite Top Chef challenges -- Restaurant Wars.And, judging by the teasers last week, we also have the bonus of chef-on-chef nookie! (Or at least hints of it.)Who got......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Season 9 premiere continues

     
    Tonight, the women take the stage with their partners on the continuation of the ninth-season premiere of Dancing With the Stars. Just to freak them out a little, the female pros start off the show with a group dance to......
  • For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.

    For many, a decade to forget. In Baltimore, moments to remember.
    What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell." And maybe it was. A new...
  • Fatal crash halts morning traffic near Arundel Mills

    One man died early Saturday morning in an Anne Arundel County accident that closed Route 100 for more than three hours. A second man has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, according to Division Chief Michael Cox. At 6:29 a.m., rescue...
  • Wayne's World

    Wayne's World
    D. Wayne Lukas' grip on the Triple Crown gathered strength once again in Baltimore yesterday, when Timber Country's stalled career got back on track with a win in the 120th Preakness.The chestnut colt, called the "Big Red Train" by Thunder Gulch jockey...