Workers clean up derailed tank cars in downtown Lynchburg, Va., Thursday, May 1, 2014. Thirteen cars of a 105-car CSX train came off the tracks here Wednesday afternoon, spilling crude oil into the adjacent James River. Much of the oil burned, with flames and thick, black smoke towering over the city of 77,000. CSX has been moving unit trains of Bakken crude oil through Lynchburg to a rail-to-barge terminal in Yorktown, Va., since December, but some city officials said they weren’t notified.
Workers clean up derailed tank cars in downtown Lynchburg, Va., Thursday, May 1, 2014. Thirteen cars of a 105-car CSX train came off the tracks here Wednesday afternoon, spilling crude oil into the adjacent James River. Much of the oil burned, with flames and thick, black smoke towering over the city of 77,000. CSX has been moving unit trains of Bakken crude oil through Lynchburg to a rail-to-barge terminal in Yorktown, Va., since December, but some city officials said they weren’t notified. MCT
Workers clean up derailed tank cars in downtown Lynchburg, Va., Thursday, May 1, 2014. Thirteen cars of a 105-car CSX train came off the tracks here Wednesday afternoon, spilling crude oil into the adjacent James River. Much of the oil burned, with flames and thick, black smoke towering over the city of 77,000. CSX has been moving unit trains of Bakken crude oil through Lynchburg to a rail-to-barge terminal in Yorktown, Va., since December, but some city officials said they weren’t notified. MCT

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