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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Aerial Photographs of Railroad Damage from the Norfolk & Western Explosion

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Various aerial photographs showing the railroad and car damage after the Norfolk & Western Railway Co. explosion which occurred on Friday July 19th, 1974. This accident occurred after a tank car containing propane was punctured by another car,…

Close Up Photographs of Damage in the Train Yards After the Norfolk & Western Explosion

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Close up photographs showing the damage in the train yards after the Norfolk & Western Railway Co. explosion which occurred on Friday July 19th, 1974. This accident occurred after a tank car containing propane was punctured by another car, leaking…

Close Up Photographs of Railroad Equipment Damage after the Norfolk & Western Explosion

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Close up photographs of railroad equipment damage after the Norfolk & Western Railway Co. explosion which occurred on Friday July 19th, 1974. This accident occurred after a tank car containing propane was punctured by another car, leaking gas and…

Photograph of a Wabash R.R. Caboose Interior

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Photograph of the interior of a Wabash R.R. train caboose taken on October 11th, 1955.

Photograph of Automobiles Racing at the Fairgrounds

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Photograph of automobiles racing at the fairgrounds at an unknown date.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Banner Blue Train Car

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. 'Banner Blue' train car taken on September 11th, 1957.