Iowa Pacific in New York State: Train engine derails, is left running for a week


JOHNSBURG — A Saratoga & North Creek Railway locomotive derailed near Route 28 last week and has remained off the tracks with its engine running for nearly a week as the company tries to right it, angering residents who have been inhaling diesel engine fumes for days.

The engine was being used to try to clear snow and ice from tracks between Johnsburg and Thurman on Feb. 6, when it jumped the rails and became stuck.

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