CSX Train Derailment

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On Monday, February 16th at about 1:30 pm, a CSX train carrying crude oil derailed. The wreck caused large fires that burned down at least one home. At least one train car entered Armstrong Creek, a tributary to the Kanawha River. Several downstream water intakes were closed as a precaution.


Train close up
Overhead view
Photos courtesy of Gov. Tomblin’s Office