WEST, Texas (Reuters) - When Dr George N. Smith saw a plume of smoke rise from a Texas fertilizer plant, he rushed to the nursing home where he worked to save the elderly residents. Full story
Two teenage girls, who were killed in the Maryland train derailment, tweeted pictures of themselves from a railroad bridge just moments before the crash. WRC's Darcy Spencer reports.
File picture shows containers and cars loaded on freight trains at the railroad shunting yard in Maschen near Hamburg September 23, 2012. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File
Railroad cars are seen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania April 8, 2011. The city is a part of America's Midwestern "Rust Belt", the heartland of the country and home to big unionized manufacturers like the auto and steel industries. Picture taken April 8. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
Railroad tracks are shown near vacant industrial land and salt marshes in Newark, California, December 13, 2012. Vacant industrial land near salt marshes and a derelict rail bridge seem like an odd setting for the beginnings of a lifestyle revolution in scenic California, but planners in the San Fra