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Underbody damage-West Roxbury Wreck.

This is photo #2 of the New Haven Railroad's West Roxbury Gardner Street Wreck in 1966. This RDC, number 41, overturned at speed when it unwittingly took a diverging siding off a switch following miscreants throwing the switch prior to the RDC's arrival. Visible is the extensive damage to the underbody of the car. Numerous serious injuries to passengers resulted.

Photographed by Paul Joyce, 1966.
Added to the photo archive by Paul Joyce, March 2, 2009.
Railroad: New Haven.

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