Shaw McCutcheon

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Flood Derails Train outside Williston, Vermont

It was 6:51 A.M., July 6, 1984, when the Amtrak Montrealer went flying over a washout outside Williston, Vermont. Here’s exactly what happened, leading to the most massive rescue effort in the state’s history. The Squall Line rolled in from the southwest, building up over Lake Champlain as another muggy summer evening fell on the […]