Comments for: Workers removing oil from cars after train derails near Penobscot River

Posted March 07, 2013, at 7:41 a.m.
Last modified March 08, 2013, at 5:54 a.m.

MATTAWAMKEAG | Emergency workers will be handling crude oil a few yards from the Penobscot River overnight Thursday after 13 full 31,000-gallon train tanker cars derailed and tipped over, spilling just 3 gallons, officials said. The Pan Am Railways tanker cars, which were among 15 that derailed on the …


A previous version of this story said the derailment occurred in Winn. The derailment occurred in Mattawamkeag near the Winn line. Incorrect information was provided to the BDN.

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