IC Mountain 2425, Kentucky, 1955, E. G.
" These slides were
shot by E G Baker and are now in my
collection. I forget the date of the wreck but it was the southbound
Irvin S Cobb that derailed when some kids put a board on the track. The
engine wiped out an outhouse but nobody was in it at the time. I think
the accident was at Vine Grove, KY. See the sequence in our video
"Mid-American Glory ICRR" which shows the engine being lifted out of
the ditch plus the freight easing past. The movie was also shot by E G
Photos from the collection of Jim Herron and used with permission.