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Memories still strong of 1974 N&W explosion in Decatur

(Source: Decatur Herald & Review, July 19, 2014)

DECATUR, Ill. — The events of July 19, 1974, left a mark on Decatur that is still felt 40 years later. A gas explosion in the Norfolk & Western rail yard had Decatur leading the national news and remains one of the most devastating events in the city's history. Norfolk & Western is now Norfolk Southern Corp.

Full story: Herald & Review

Monday, July 21, 2014

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