1966 Train Wreck

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1966 Train Wreck

Postby David » Fri February 7, 2014, 8:10 pm

Pictures from Jerry Pait. His father was killed in this crash.

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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby freddie hassler » Tue February 11, 2014, 7:17 am

I didn't know of this wreck, is this the Jerry Pait HHS64 :?:

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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby jamesharoldsmith » Tue February 11, 2014, 10:24 am

Yes to Jerry-HHS Class of '64

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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby freddie hassler » Tue February 11, 2014, 12:12 pm

Thank's Jim, Jerry was my classmate

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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby Alan Andrews » Tue February 11, 2014, 1:27 pm

Do you know where this wreck took place?

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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby lynnsteen » Tue February 11, 2014, 2:16 pm

I believe the wreck occurred in Cherryville, NC.
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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby Ben Howe » Tue February 11, 2014, 2:25 pm

Happened in Cherryville, NC....Garland Stutts was the engineer of the other train....he was rescued by a high school student who went into the engine barefooted...and helped pulled Mr. Stutts out of the engine....I believe Willie Strong was the brakeman on Mr. Pait's train....

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Re: 1966 Train Wreck

Postby freddie hassler » Tue February 11, 2014, 5:15 pm

was that wreck between a mixed Fright and a coal train head on :?:


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