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Virginian Railway - 1949 Wreck at Cirtsville

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On March 9, 1949, sixteen cars and two steam locomotives, both 2-8-8-2 Mallets, derailed at Cirtsville crossing. A "cocked" switch was believed to be the cause of the accident.

WVePostcards.com provides the photos from the scene of the wreck, at the following pages.

Virginian Railway - 1949 Wreck at Cirtsville - Page #1

Virginian Railway - 1949 Wreck at Cirtsville - Page #2