Cars of a BNSF Railway train lie in a jumbled pile after derailing Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, just north of Alma, Wis. About 20,000 gallons of ethanol was spilled. An oil train derailed on Sunday in Watertown, Wis., on Canadian Pacific track, spilling 1,000 gallons.
Cars of a BNSF Railway train lie in a jumbled pile after derailing Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, just north of Alma, Wis. About 20,000 gallons of ethanol was spilled. An oil train derailed on Sunday in Watertown, Wis., on Canadian Pacific track, spilling 1,000 gallons. Matthew Seckora AP
Cars of a BNSF Railway train lie in a jumbled pile after derailing Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, just north of Alma, Wis. About 20,000 gallons of ethanol was spilled. An oil train derailed on Sunday in Watertown, Wis., on Canadian Pacific track, spilling 1,000 gallons. Matthew Seckora AP

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