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Runaway rail cars blamed for Glenville derailment

No injuries, no toxic release reported; cause under review

On Friday morning, PanAm Railway laborers, work to clean up from a Thursday evening derailment along tracks near Wyatts Dr. off Route 5 in Glenville. Here they reinstall track along derailed grain haulers.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
On Friday morning, PanAm Railway laborers, work to clean up from a Thursday evening derailment along tracks near Wyatts Dr. off Route 5 in Glenville. Here they reinstall track along derailed grain haulers.
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Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of an 11-car train derailment Thursday night off Route 5 in Glenville. No injuries resulted from the accident, which happened just before 7:30 p.m. near Wyatts Drive. Pam Am Railways engineers were assembling cars for a 70-unit train destined for Deerfield, Mass. Some of the cars were carrying soybeans and chicken feed and others were empty, according to Cynthia Scarano, executive vice president for Pan Am. Glenville ...


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rjk1915
February 9, 2013
7:16 a.m.

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"Chemicals" is very far from being a single identifiable entity. The media has the public thinking that the word describes something speciffic.

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