Day Log/1876-03-20

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On this day, whilst on an empty wagon run to Duffws, a shunting engine ran over a sheep and some of the wagons derailed, one being damaged. Since the incident occurred on a blind curve, the driver could not see, or take preventative action until too late to pull up. No injuries recorded. [1]

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  1. ^ Boyd, James I.C. (1975) [1959]. The Festiniog Railway 1800 - 1974; Vol. 2 Locomotive and Rolling Stock and Quarry Feeders. Blandford: The Oakwood Press. ISBN 085361-168-8. p573