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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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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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......