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.
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