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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 May

Train Derailed in Roanoke, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
05/17/58
Run Time
55 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Footage shows the wreckage of a railroad accident in Roanoke, Va., in which a train derailed, destroying the roof of a Norfolk and Western Railway freight house loading dock and damaging several telephone lines. A crane hauls an overturned railroad car off the tracks while a large group of people observes.
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