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Hard to believe 20 years have passed since derailment

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My Views

By Thomas Barr

 What were you doing 20 years ago on Nov. 19, 1991?

At first blush, the date means nothing to most. But if I mentioned that it was a Tuesday when a train fell into the Salt River, many of you would quickly remember the day.

It is amazing that it’s been 20 years. Although we have a framed picture of the front page in our office, I didn’t realize so many years had passed until our company newspaper mentioned it.

Many of the faces that particular day are still prominent in the community, although most are in different places.


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