November 11, 2020: Freight Train Derailed in Potsdam, NY

A CSX freight train carrying lumber and empty tank cars derailed in Potsdam, NY on Tuesday evening. There were a total of 108 cars but it is unclear how many actually left the track. There were no injuries reported and no immediate danger to the public,
Local resident, Chelle LaClare, said “Screeching and rumbling so loud. And finally I saw the train car just come like right of the track, It ran along for a few feet and then it popped back on. And you can see a huge scrape mark on the ground.”

Train derailment reported in Potsdam