Florida East Coast Railway Picture #7

Wreck on the Florida East Coast Railway in the 1960's
Panel truck in lower middle of pictures shows Brevard County Sherriff's Office.
The wreck was somewhere in Brevard County

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This wreck was the result of sabotage during the bitter labor union strike against the FEC in the 1960's. Close examination of the photograph shows the overturned diesel locomotive at the lower left. Loss of equipment, goods and investment was visited upon the following railroad companies, who's cars can be seen in the wreckage of the original photo:

Florida East Coast
Milwaukee Road
Northern Pacific
Norfolk & Western
Chicago & East Illinois
Gulf Mobile & Ohio
Seaboard Air Line
Pensylvania Railroad
Frisco
Union Pacific

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