Photo By: Anonymous Contributor

A look at the eight cars that derailed at the base of Coal Creek Canyon on December 10th. All the cars that derailed were empty, including the sole tank car seen here. The derailment happened around 11:30am. It took crews seven hours to reopen CO-72 and the tracks were open again by 9:00pm.
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Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 1:20:38 PM
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Location Information
City or County and State
Arvada, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
MP 23




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
None
Unit Number
None

Symbol
MNYRO-10
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
NIKON CORPORATION / NIKON D200
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
48 mm
Shutter
1/640 seconds
Aperture
f/13


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