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Published July 18, 2011, 12:00 AM


A Burlington Northern Santa Fe engine and cars block the tracks after derailing just over Rice Creek near Plaza Park in Fridley, Minn. on Saturday, July 16, 2011. 7/16/2011. The Star Tribune reports 17 railcars and two locomotives derailed on an overpass over Rice Creek, which flows into the Mississippi River, at about 7:15 a.m. Saturday. Fridley Police Capt. Brian Weierke says overnight rains washed out a rail bridge over the Mississippi River. It also closed part of Interstate 35W, flooded roads and basements and downed trees. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Bruce Bisping)
Read the article: Cleanup continues at site of train derailment