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|Commuter Train (Metra) Accident in Chicago|
16 people injured, 3 critically
At least 12 Cars badly damaged
You'll see a diagonal crossing.
Local reports say Rail Crossing gates were not working properly.
Correct Location (Sorry)
|This is the site of the worst Amtrak accident in US history.|
The 1993 Big Bayou Canot train wreck was the derailing of an Amtrak train on the CSXT Big Bayou Canot bridge near Mobile, AL (USA), killing 47 and injuring 103, on September 22, 1993. It is the deadliest train wreck in the history of the United States passenger railroad company Amtrak. In terms of fatalities and destruction, th...
|This giant blue crane collapsed on 21st of April 2005 - Luckily the crane driver was only injured||12/10/2007||747|
|The Finnieston Crane is a crane and landmark in Glasgow. Once the largest crane in Europe it is now disused but is retained as an symbol of the city's engineering heritage. |
The crane was commissioned in 1926 by the Clyde Navigation Trust, the operators of the port and dock facilities in Glasgow. It was built in 1931 by Cowans, Sheldon & Company of Carlisle and assembled at the S...
|I bumped into this train with container wagons by accident near Nisku, AB, Canada. I measured this train and it looks like it is almost 2 kilometres long (about 1950 meters). There's got to be more trains as long as or longer (2km+) than this one in GE.||09/23/2005||541|
|Sydney's central train station. All trains go through here at some stage on their journeys as far as I know.||10/05/2005||390|
|The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the major landmarks of Sydney, Australia, connecting the Sydney central business district (CBD) with the North Shore commercial and residential areas, both of which are located on Sydney Harbour. The dramatic water vista of the bridge together with the nearby Sydney Opera House is an iconic image of both Sydney and Australia. It was opened on 19 March 1932.||08/17/2005||1,061|
|A container train on the Sydney-Brisbane main line emerging from the tunnel on the Queensland border.|
Just south of here, unfortunately out of the hig resolution area, is the spiral used by north bound trains to gain height.
|Yellow Crane Tower is an historic tower, often rebuilt, that stands on Snake HillYellow Crane Tower itself is a famous tower at the bank of Yangtze River in the city of Wuhan, central China. Tourists can obtain a fine view of the Yangtze River from the top of the tower. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China.||11/22/2006||489|
|Location of the SL-1 reactor accident that ocurred on January 3, 1961. The accident killed 3 operators, including one who was lodged into the ceiling, impaled on a control rod. It is the only fatal nuclear accident in US History. More info on the accident (including pictures) can be found at http://www.radiationworks.com/sl1reactor.htm||03/10/2006||1,329|
|July 19, 2008 - Houston ó One of the nation's largest mobile cranes collapsed at a Houston oil refinery Friday, killing four workers and injuring seven others in the latest of several fatal accidents that have raised concerns about the safety of construction cranes. |
The 30-story-tall crane, capable of lifting 1 million pounds, fell over at a LyondellBasell refinery in southeast ...
|Latest accidend of a German High-Spped Train: In the Front of ththe longest German Railwaytunnel was standig sheeps! The Train crash with over 20 sheeps by a speed of 250km/h and derailed into the tunnel. It's stop after 3km. Many insured peaople, but no dead (only the sheeps).||04/28/2008||4,567|