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May 30, 1990 | United Press International
Beaver dams helped contain 100,000 gallons of fuel that spilled from Alaska Railroad tank cars in a derailment south of Fairbanks, the state Environmental Conservation Department said Tuesday. Two beaver ponds along the tracks contained much of the spilled fuel, a department spokesman said. Nineteen cars in the 68-car southbound train derailed Monday. No one was injured.
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June 29, 1990 | United Press International
A locomotive crashed into a line of parked passenger cars on the mountainous, narrow White Pass Railway, sending 33 passengers to nearby clinics and hospitals, the railroad reported. No one was seriously injured in the accident Wednesday, and there was no derailment.
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October 24, 1987 | Associated Press
A man asleep between the rails of the Alaska Railroad route to Seward survived after being run over by five locomotives and two coal cars, paramedics said. Alexander Paulsen, 21, of Anchorage was in stable condition Friday at Alaska Native Hospital, suffering from deep cuts and bruises over most of his body, a spokeswoman said.
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June 1, 1990 | DAVID HULEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Railroad crews were struggling Thursday to keep an estimated 120,000 gallons of spilled jet and diesel fuel from seeping through one of the richest waterfowl nesting areas in North America. The fuel was spilled Monday when 19 tanker cars on a state-owned Alaska railroad jumped the tracks and overturned along a remote stretch of line 40 miles southwest of Fairbanks.
NEWS
June 29, 1990 | United Press International
A locomotive crashed into a line of parked passenger cars on the mountainous, narrow White Pass Railway, sending 33 passengers to nearby clinics and hospitals, the railroad reported. No one was seriously injured in the accident Wednesday, and there was no derailment.
NEWS
June 1, 1990 | DAVID HULEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Railroad crews were struggling Thursday to keep an estimated 120,000 gallons of spilled jet and diesel fuel from seeping through one of the richest waterfowl nesting areas in North America. The fuel was spilled Monday when 19 tanker cars on a state-owned Alaska railroad jumped the tracks and overturned along a remote stretch of line 40 miles southwest of Fairbanks.
NEWS
May 30, 1990 | United Press International
Beaver dams helped contain 100,000 gallons of fuel that spilled from Alaska Railroad tank cars in a derailment south of Fairbanks, the state Environmental Conservation Department said Tuesday. Two beaver ponds along the tracks contained much of the spilled fuel, a department spokesman said. Nineteen cars in the 68-car southbound train derailed Monday. No one was injured.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1987 | Associated Press
A man asleep between the rails of the Alaska Railroad route to Seward survived after being run over by five locomotives and two coal cars, paramedics said. Alexander Paulsen, 21, of Anchorage was in stable condition Friday at Alaska Native Hospital, suffering from deep cuts and bruises over most of his body, a spokeswoman said.
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