TRANSPORT: Rickety Rails

Railroad wrecks of the week:

¶ In Armstrong, Okla., the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad's Texas Special ran through a signal in a dense fog and plowed into a freight locomotive. An engineer was killed, eight others were injured.

¶ At Downers Grove, Ill., the Burlington Railroad's Twin City Zephyr hit a twelve-ton grader which, seconds before, had fallen from a flat car on a westbound freight. The engine and all seven cars were derailed. Two cars smashed into the Downers Grove station. Two died; 36 were injured.

¶ At a crossing near Granger, Wyo., a freight train nudged into the Union Pacific's crack City of...

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