RailPictures.Net Photo: BCOL 18187 British Columbia Railway n/a at Sussex, Wisconsin by Mike Danneman
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» British Columbia Railway (more..)
» n/a (more..)
» Chicago and North Western’s Adams Line 
» Sussex, Wisconsin, USA (more..)
» May 24, 1986
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» BCOL 18187 (more..)
» Unknown
» Mike Danneman (more..)
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An eastbound Chicago and North Western freight going through Sussex, Wisconsin, on May 24, 1986, had a car of lumber on fire. They stopped and cut the car from both parts of the train, which was a good idea since BCOL No. 18187 was next to a tank car! Even though some of Sussex’s finest quickly showed up, it took a while to extinguish the the fire. As it turned out, the load reignited again that night, requiring some more firefighting services. Some lumberyard surely came up a few sticks short with this load . . .
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