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Officers evacuate area near train wreck

...said the wreck occurred near the intersection of Marshall and Canal streets, just south of the site of a Nov. 22 car-train collision in which five Avondale Mills workers were killed. Ms. Terpay said railroad officials did not know why the train...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/06/met_439209.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office | Aiken County Council | Midland Valley High School | South Aiken High School
Chief recalls moments after crash

...a train wreck in the heart of his hometown spewing chlorine gas and killing nine people. Ever since a Nov. 22 car-train collision on the same rail line killed five Avondale Mills employees driving home from the graveyard shift, the Graniteville-Vaucluse-Warrenville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/11/met_439615.shtml
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Car, train collision kills Ga. woman, 76

McINTYRE, Ga. - A woman killed when her car was struck by a train in the central Georgia town of McIntyre has been identified as 76-year-old Viola Carswell of Irwinton.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-06/car-train-collision-kills-ga
Norfolk Southern shakes off effects quickly

...employees, FRA data shows, though 71 people died while trespassing on railroad property. Thirty-four more died in car-train collisions. That doesn't include five Avondale Mills employees who were killed in October 2004 when a Norfolk Southern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/05/met_39662.shtml
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Town will long feel aftermath

...There's the grief caused by death - six in this disaster and five other Avondale Mills employees in a Nov. 10 car-train collision less than a quarter-mile north on the same rail line. There are also worries that this disaster has done long-term...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/17/met_440158.shtml
Metro
Wreck, poisonous gas kill 8 in Graniteville

...the wreck occurred near the intersection of Marshall and Canal streets, just south of the scene of a Nov. 22 car-train collision where five Avondale Mills workers were killed. The two-locomotive train was hauling 25 loaded cars, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/met_439250.shtml
Metro | Midland Valley High School | South Aiken High School
Committee proposes speed limit for trains

...AIKEN - A draft ordinance setting a 25-mph speed limit for trains traveling through Graniteville, the scene of a car-train collision that killed five textile workers last month, was unveiled Tuesday evening at an Aiken County Council committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/08/met_436614.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Officials plea for safer railroad crossings

...train speeds and gated crossings in the mill towns of the Midland Valley, including the site of last week's car-train collision in Graniteville, where five textile workers were killed. At a meeting of the Aiken County Council, Phil Napier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/17/met_434671.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Railroad re-enacts fatal crash

...Southern safety officials spent nearly three hours Monday morning re-creating the scene of the deadly Nov. 10 car-train collision that killed five textile workers at a cramped crossing with limited visibility. With a locomotive towing two cars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/23/met_435283.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office
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