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Date: 04/16/19 15:12
MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

Almost three months after the collapse of the mud ore dam in Brumadinho, Brazil, the AC44i 3466 still buried in the mud. It was the second unit in the consist of an ore train in the loading pear. The leading unit was not found until now.
Pics from the rescue team.

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Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/16/19 15:14 by pedrop.






Date: 04/17/19 10:55
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: Milepost_130

Incredible images!  Thanks for sharing.



Date: 04/17/19 14:27
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: tomstp

How much per pound does scrap steel bring in Brazil?  It appears that would be the only reason to dig it out.



Date: 04/17/19 18:21
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

I really do not know, but they are digging it out because it is necessary to clean the area in search of about 80 people still disappeared. 310 people lost their lives there.

tomstp Wrote:
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> How much per pound does scrap steel bring in
> Brazil?  It appears that would be the only reason
> to dig it out.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Date: 04/23/19 10:04
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

New pics arrived from the dam site

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways








Date: 04/23/19 10:07
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

More...

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways








Date: 04/23/19 10:09
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

More pics...

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways








Date: 04/23/19 10:10
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: pedrop

Another one. Everything became scrap metal

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways




Date: 04/23/19 13:21
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: norm1153

Thank you for posting these photos.  Well, we're still civilized enough to help give closure to the many human tragedies from this terrible incident.



Date: 04/24/19 09:52
Re: MRS AC44i in the mud after the tragedy (Brazil)
Author: mundo

Thanks Pedro.

 



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