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(Source: Alaska Public Media, January 17, 2023)

An Alaska Railroad freight train ran into avalanche debris on the tracks early Tuesday morning just south of Girdwood. Railroad officials said the impact derailed two locomotives, and partially derailed a third. Girdwood Fire and Rescue helped evacuate the two crew members in the lead locomotive. They were unharmed.

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