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Carl Bradley collection
MS 633  
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A munitions train, loaded with aerial bombs headed for Viet Nam exploded in the Southern Pacific Transportation Company’s Roseville, California yard on April 28, 1973. The collection includes photocopies of news clippings, the Federal Railroad Administration's Railroad Accident Investigation Report No. 4187 with supporting documentation, correspondence, memos, and site drawings about the 1973 incident. For the 1997 clean-up, there are team contact lists, correspondence, and company talking points for media contact.
Carl Bradley was a Superintendent for the Southern Pacific Company in Roseville. He retired in May of 2000 as Union Pacific's General Superintendent at Roseville.
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