Comments on: Van Etten Jct., 05/31/1920 http://www.lvrr.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:50:34 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.5 By: Joe Sindoni http://www.lvrr.com/lv-derailments-and-wrecks/dot-reports-2/van-etten-jct-05311920/#comment-8928 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:49:58 +0000 http://www.lvrr.com/#comment-8928 I worked on the LVRR and ConRail as a forman,Switch inspector,and track patrol forman 25 years, I would have to say this derailment was very unfortunate,and I would say a freak accident for a brake rigging of all the places to become wedged in the guard rail.The switch Pt. and frog Pt.are one of the most valnerable places on the track for flange of the wheel to come on top of the rail and just ride off.

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