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Freight train derailment 60 years ago yesterday.
Posted by Rodney4040
on 2/8/2022, 7:22 am
60 years ago yesterday February 7. 1962 a SB Pennsylvania RR freight train dearailed in Wayland, MI south of Grand Rapids destroyed the old Pennsylvania RR passenger depot in Wayland. That trackage is now the Grand Elk RR. The old Pennsy freight train was en routed from Grand Rapids to Fort Wayne, IN.