BNSF 8153         
Scene of derailmet cleanup in progress at Valley View, TX. Early in the morning on May 8, 2015 train Z-WSPALT8-06 derailed just south of Valley View siding due to a washout after having picked up a DOL crew from a train parked in the siding at Valley View. Four employees were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The train consisted of ES44C4 BNSF 8123, C44-9W BNSF 4372, C44-9W BNSF 4482, ES44C4 8153, 69 loads (32 lines), 0 empties, 4928 tons, 6754 feet with power and ETD BNQ 43639. The first 17 wells/platforms ended up in a pile on top of and behind the locomotives, all of which ended up on their side. Three of the locomotives were canabalized and scrapped on site. Attempts will be made to lift the fourth locomotive to the rail for rebuilding.
Date: 5/20/2015 Location: Valley View, TX   Map Show Valley View on a rail map Views: 3895 Collection Of:   Christopher Palmieri
Locomotives: BNSF 8153(ES44C4)    Author:  Christopher Palmieri
BNSF 8153
Picture Categories: Wreck,Action This picture is part of album:  2nd Quarter 2015 - CMP
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Name Type Comments Date
Mike Maskel General NICE SHOT AND CATCH 5/21/2015 9:39:49 AM

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