PaywallNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A train derailed north of the Village of Mesita on Monday afternoon. According to a Facebook post from the Pueblo of Laguna, residents residing in the village proper area a…www.krqe.com
A train derailed north of the Village of Mesita in the Pueblo of Laguna on Monday afternoon, sending black plumes of smoke billowing into the air and prompting the evacuation of some village residents. Lena…www.abqjournal.com
I hope everyone is ok. That is too bad.I saw it on the news last night. Laguna Pueblo is where our new Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is from (or is an enrolled member). Also, she is the first Native American to be a US Cabinet secretary. They did have to evacuate Mesita, part of the Laguna Pueblo, due to all the black smoke emanating from the crash. They were saying that the train wasn't carrying any known hazards though, just the smoke.
Those are #3, so technically they’re not heading “back” to LA as that is their original destination.At Flagstaff this morning two trains combined and heading west back to LA. Four Amtrak locos out front. Two bags in the back trailed by two private cars. Major shifting of passengers and baggage that took nearly an hour to complete.
Virtual Railfan cams had the action.