Lake County Sheriff's Department Page Three

 

Pictures from the Lake County Sheriff's Department. Click on images to enlarge.

 

 

Morning action. Wreckage of the boxcars and debris. Bright objects are more than likely canned meats. Wreckage still smoldering. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

Morning action. Great shot of the St. John Fire Department fighting the fire at Commercial Avenue crossing. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

Morning action. Another picture of the demolished boxcars. Note all the bright objects scattered around, I believe those were canned meats. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

Morning action. This may have been the the cause of the wreck. It has been documented that a broken wheel caused the wreck. Note that one of the wheels is missing. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

Morning action. Taken from east of the tracks. Shows wreckage and debris. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

 

Morning action. Another shot of the fire fighting efforts from the Commercial Avenue crossing. Taken in front of Hepp's Tavern. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

Sunrise. Townspeople get their first look at the damage. Picture taken from Washington Street just east of the tracks. Looking towards the south. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

Sunrise. Townspeople look over wreckage, while workers survey damage and how to start removing it. Courtsey Lake County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

 

 

 

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