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Disabled Train Blocks City Streets (Updated)

(Le Mars) -- An Union Pacific Train became disabled blocking many of the intersections in Le Mars on Sunday.  The train, consisting of two locomotives and 111 rail cars, was on its way to Valley Park, Minnesota when it encountered mechanical problems. U-P Spokesperson, Raquel Espinoza explains why the train became disabled.
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Espinoza says the repairs and the moving of the train was an all day ordeal.

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The train stretched across town blocking every street intersection from 1st Street NE to nearly 12th Street SW near Business Hwy 75 and Hy Vee.

 

 

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