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Date: 01/25/19 09:11
Another Vale mining mud dam breaks: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

Today afternoon a Vale mining dam broke in Brumadinho, MG and caused great damage around. An ore train was hit also. At this time, we do not have news of people affected.
https://g1.globo.com/mg/minas-gerais/noticia/2019/01/25/barragem-da-vale-se-rompe-em-brumadinho-mg-fotos.ghtml
 

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/25/19 10:45 by pedrop.



Date: 01/25/19 09:14
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

A railroad viaduct was hit

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways




Date: 01/25/19 09:22
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: Milepost_130

Incredible!  Thanks for posting.



Date: 01/25/19 09:23
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

The ore train was piled up

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways




Date: 01/25/19 09:35
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop




Date: 01/25/19 10:13
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: tomstp

The amount of mud left is amazing.



Date: 01/25/19 10:23
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

The news say at least 500 to 600 Vale employees could be died in the mud sea. But noboby are sure about at this time. All office, buildings and restaurants in the mine site were destroyed at the lunch time.

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Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/25/19 10:39 by pedrop.



Date: 01/25/19 10:53
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

An AC44 buried in the mud.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways




Date: 01/25/19 14:07
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: tomstp

Thats just awful  and the loss of life won't be known for a while



Date: 01/25/19 14:38
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: DKay

Just terrible Pedro.Just making the morning news here in Australia.
Regards,Daryl.



Date: 01/25/19 16:07
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: Milepost_130

This story was fatured on the evening news (radio) here in California.



Date: 01/25/19 16:20
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

In this pic we can see the tracks of MRS railroad affected by the mud dam.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways




Date: 01/25/19 16:29
Re: Another Vale mining dam broke: train hit (Brazil)
Author: Ritzville

Sorry to hear about all the loss of life and damage.

Larry
Ritzville, WA



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