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Two engine crew were presumed drowned when a goods train was derailed by a slip and fell into the Manawatu river. The body of the driver was recovered from Foxton Beach; the body of the fireman was never found. The locomotive involved in this tragic accident was Ka951.

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2013G_ELMAR-F260_007000
Title
Train Derailment, Manawatu Gorge
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection F260
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Coolstore
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State Highway 3
Date
August 20, 1946

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Palmerston North City Library

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