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Photos of recent crude oil derailments

Most trains reach their destinations safely, of course. Derailments are not common, but— but when a train carrying explosive crude or natural gas does derail and catch fire, the results can be disastrous, as the photos below show.

December 2013 – Casselton, ND


April 2014 – Lac-Mégantic, Quebec:


November 2013 – Pickens County, Alabama:


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