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Springville, Alabama, Blasts #200133

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 16, 1969
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(Studio) Springville, Alabama, recovers from blasts, shaking houses mile away.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Springville, Alabama) Freight train derailed, striking propane gas tanks, setting off fires and explosions. Efforts to control blaze futile; inhabitants evacuate. Resident says explosion like atomic bomb. Firemen let blaze burn itself out; 4 injured.
REPORTER: Jim Alderman WAPI-TV Birmingham, Alabama

Cronkite, Walter;
Anderson, Jim

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