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BNSF to use divers to remove fuel from locomotive that derailed in Kootenai River after rock slide

(Source: The Spokesman-Review, January 6, 2020)

SPOKANE, Wash. — While the train track damaged by a rock slide on New Year’s Day re-opened Saturday, two engines are still in the Kootenai River about 10 miles east of Bonners Ferry. The rock slide derailed three locomotives and six empty rail cars, sending several into the river. The locomotives then leaked an unknown amount of fuel into the river.

Full story: The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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