Derailed locomotive left to run for a week in Adirondacks
February 14, 2018
JOHNSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Railway workers in the Adirondacks have been trying to move a derailed locomotive that has been left running for a week.
The Post-Star reports the Saratoga & North Creek Railway locomotive went off the tracks in Johnsburg, New York, on Feb. 6 while it was being used to clear snow from tracks. SNCR general manager Justin Gonyo says the company has kept the locomotive running so the diesel engine doesn't freeze.
Icy conditions have made it harder to free up the train.
Johnsburg Supervisor Andrea Hogan says residents are frustrated with the bad smell from the diesel fu...