• Short Summary

    AN ESTIMATED 50 TO 75 NEW CADILLAC AUTOS WERE DESTROYED OR BADLY DAMAGED THURSDAY WHEN A FREIGHT TRAIN ON THE PENN-CENTRAL RAILROAD SYSTEM DERAILED AS IT PASSED BENEATH A HIGHWAY BRIDGE NEAR TOLEDO, OHIO, ONE NO ONE WAS INJURED BUT DAMAGE HAS ESTIMATED AT CLOSE TO SEVERAL MILLION DOLLARS. 12 FREIGHT CARS CARRYING THE NEW AUTOMOBILES WERE DESTROYED.

  • Description

    1.
    SCU Douglas-Home down aircraft steps
    0.22

    2.
    CU Neil Marten speaks
    0.56


    IN: "My inclination....."



    OUT: "...said so".


    3.
    SCU Christopher Mayhew speaks
    1.44


    IN: "Mr Mayhew...."



    OUT: "...strongly disagree".



    VARIOUS SHOT OF WRECKED CARS AND FREIGHT TRAIN CARS, WITH FIREMEN HOSING DOWN THE WRECKAGE.




    Initials SGM/0305


    TELERECORDING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AN ESTIMATED 50 TO 75 NEW CADILLAC AUTOS WERE DESTROYED OR BADLY DAMAGED THURSDAY WHEN A FREIGHT TRAIN ON THE PENN-CENTRAL RAILROAD SYSTEM DERAILED AS IT PASSED BENEATH A HIGHWAY BRIDGE NEAR TOLEDO, OHIO, ONE NO ONE WAS INJURED BUT DAMAGE HAS ESTIMATED AT CLOSE TO SEVERAL MILLION DOLLARS. 12 FREIGHT CARS CARRYING THE NEW AUTOMOBILES WERE DESTROYED. POWER LINES WERE KNOCKED DOWN. SOME GASOLINE TANKS ON THE CARS, WHICH WERE STA???KED TO HIGH ON FLAT CARS, EXPLODED IN THE CRASH.

    SYNOPSIS: British Foreign Secretary Sir Also Douglas-Home flew back from Korea on Thursday, breaking off his Asian tour to vote in the crucial Common Market debate. With rebels in both the Government and Opposition caps, Prime Minister Edward Heath survived with a majority of eight. Two of the rebels spoke to reporter before the vote-first an anti-Market conservative.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAERAX48EAAYSAYFJRCUG7KA5VB
    Media URN:
    VLVAERAX48EAAYSAYFJRCUG7KA5VB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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