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Stuck Metro-North bridge near site of one of deadliest rail accidents in U.S.

(Source: Connecticut Post, May 29, 2014)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — It was one of the deadliest train wrecks in U.S. history and it happened at the same location where a Norwalk railroad bridge became stuck Thursday morning. The deadly accident happened more than 150 years ago on Friday, May 6, 1853, when a train plunged off an open drawbridge into the Norwalk River.

Full story: www.ctpost.com

Friday, May 30, 2014

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