Train Wreck, Hallowell, 1937

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On November 10, 1937, the third car of a 100 car freight train jumped the rails and caused a pile up after an iron pipe fell off the engine and lodged in a switch. The Hubbard Free Library sustained heavy damage. Both east and west traffic over the line was discontinued until a crew from Waterville cleared the tracks. No one was injured in the wreck.

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  • Title: Train Wreck, Hallowell, 1937
  • Creation Date: 1937-11-10
  • Subject Date: 1937-11-10
  • Location: Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: CP001004
  • Object Type: Image

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Hubbard Free Library
115 Second Street, Hallowell, ME 04347
(207) 622-6882

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