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Gulf Curve 1940 NY Central Railroad accident
The Gulf Curve in Little Falls, New York was the scene of one of the worst accidents in New York Central Railroad history. April 19, 1940 Little Falls, New York, United States: The westbound New York Central Lake Shore Limited, running fifteen minutes late in rainy conditions, fails to reduce speed to 45 miles per hour at Gulf Curve near Little Falls, sharpest on the NYC System, and at 59 mph the locomotive derails, crosses two tracks and strikes a rock wall whereupon it explodes and nine cars pile up behind it. At least 30 known dead, including the engineer, and 100 injured in this accident. Also other stories about railroads through the Mohawk Valley in New York State.
Long Island Railroad - Route of the Dashing Commuter
All about the Long Island Railroad. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Long Island Rail Road is the busiest commuter railroad in North America. It is also an old railroad, rich in heritage.
Across the Channel
British rail, a rail-boat-rail trip across the English Channel, and Dutch railways. An American's experience. Welcome to our Great Britain, Europe and the Channel WebSite.
Troop Trains were important to the United States in previous Wars. The first war in which trains were used to carry Americans to battle was the Mexican War in 1846. Extensive use of trains to carry troops occurred in both World Wars. We have great pictures and great stories about troop trains.
Connecticut Freight Railroads
What railroads serve Connecticut? A listing of Connecticut towns and what railroads serve them for rail freight. All about the freight railroads that serve Connecticut.
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