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LATROBE, PA., Aug. 8 - About 30 cars of a 101 - car Pennsylvania Railroad frieght trains were derailed Sunday night at the eastend of the railroad station here. A spokesman for the railroad said no one was injured.
Cars spilled over two streets running pararellel to the tracks. The cause of the wreck was not immediatly determined. Four of the tracks were blocked for several hours.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 8, 1948.