Westbound freight train breaks in two on Horseshoe Curve

You are in the CarrTracks website Picture Gallery.

Westbound freight train breaks in two on Horseshoe Curve

A train of auto racks and auto parts boxcars is approaching Horseshoe Curve. At the bottom of the picture you can see the road that goes by the parking lot at the base of the curve. The viewing area is up a long flight of stairs.

Westbound freight train breaks in two on Horseshoe Curve

On the point are engines 6366 and 7479. Just after the engines went by me, POW, the train broke in two and went into emergency. Disk 120 above Disk 121 below.

Westbound freight train breaks in two on Horseshoe Curve

The ribbon rail train eases back down the hill on the number 4 track. The crew on the ribbon rail train will help the crew on Extra 6366 West find the break and if possible assist in the repair.