Jeffrey Coleman Carlyle

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I-57 Train Derailment

Last updated on 7-Aug-2004 11:10PM CDT.

These photographs were taken by Jeffrey Carlyle at the site of a train derailment over Interstate 57 on July 9, 2004 near Benton, Illinois. Please see “I-57 Train Derailment” for more information.

View of the accident scene from a railroad crossing just to the west of the overpass.
Description: View of the accident scene from a railroad crossing just to the west of the overpass.
View of the accident scene from a railroad crossing just to the west of the overpass.
Description: View of the accident scene from a railroad crossing just to the west of the overpass.
I-57 railroad overpass viewed from Webster St. overpass.
Description: I-57 railroad overpass viewed from Webster St. overpass.
Eastern end of the railroad overpass.
Description: Eastern end of the railroad overpass.
Derailed car just to the east of the overpass.
Description: Derailed car just to the east of the overpass.
A railroad employee surveys the coal that has been dumped onto I-57.
Description: A railroad employee surveys the coal that has been dumped onto I-57.
A derailed car on the west end of the overpass.
Description: A derailed car on the west end of the overpass.
Work underneath the I-57 overpass.
Description: Work underneath the I-57 overpass.
Work underneath the I-57 overpass.
Description: Work underneath the I-57 overpass.
A derailed car on the west end of the overpass.
Description: A derailed car on the west end of the overpass.
UP 6076 and UP 6619 had been at the lead of the train.
Description: UP 6076 and UP 6619 had been at the lead of the train.
This truck brought in two forty foot sections of track from St. Louis.
Description: This truck brought in two forty foot sections of track from St. Louis.
This truck brought in two forty foot sections of track from St. Louis.
Description: This truck brought in two forty foot sections of track from St. Louis.
View of the accident scene from a railroad crossing just to the west of the overpass.
Description: View of the accident scene from a railroad crossing just to the west of the overpass.
I-57 railroad overpass viewed from Webster St. overpass.
Description: I-57 railroad overpass viewed from Webster St. overpass.
I-57 railroad overpass viewed from Webster St. overpass.
Description: I-57 railroad overpass viewed from Webster St. overpass.
99,999 miles.
Description: 99,999 miles.
100,000 miles.
Description: 100,000 miles.
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
Description: Canadian National/Illinois Central Overpass over I-57 at Benton, Illinois (Aug. 7, 2004)
 

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