BNSF Alma Ethanol Release

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Aerial view of derailment<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Aerial view of derailed tanker cars<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Aerial view of derailment<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Firefighters assessing derailed tanker car<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Derailed tanker cars<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Aerial view of derailment site<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Aerial view of derailment site<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Firefighters investigating derailed tanker car<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Aerial view of derailment site<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
View toward the derailment site along right of way<br />Date Taken: 11/7/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
BNSF contractors working of transferring ethanol from damaged cars and uprighting tankers<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3534666666667<br />Longitude: -91.9372555555556<br />Tags:
View of river and work on tankers<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3534805555556<br />Longitude: -91.9371638888889<br />Tags:
Hulcher (BNSF contractor) uprighting a tipped auto car<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3534194444444<br />Longitude: -91.9371944444444<br />Tags:
Air boat was used to collect samples and water quality parameters<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3580444444444<br />Longitude: -91.9375083333333<br />Tags:
Cranes uprighting tankers and pulling them from the water<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3530833333333<br />Longitude: -91.9376916666667<br />Tags:
Tanks cars being flipped and set up to be removed via flat beds on the rail.<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3531111111111<br />Longitude: -91.9377666666667<br />Tags:
View of derailed cars and dislodged axles from the bottom of the slope.<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3531222222222<br />Longitude: -91.9377583333333<br />Tags:
View of ethanol tankers in water.<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3532194444444<br />Longitude: -91.9376527777778<br />Tags:
A breach in a tanker at the spill site which released ethanol into the ballast, soil, and surface water. All leaks were stopped by mid afternoon on 11/8.<br />Date Taken: 11/9/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3556055555556<br />Longitude: -91.9397361111111<br />Tags:
BNSF contractors preparing a derailed tank to be removed from the spill site.<br />Date Taken: 11/9/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3539194444444<br />Longitude: -91.9384777777778<br />Tags:
Tankers being moved and staged for removal.<br />Date Taken: 11/9/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3533666666667<br />Longitude: -91.938125<br />Tags:
BNSF workers closing a valve on an ethanol tanker.<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3534138888889<br />Longitude: -91.9380722222222<br />Tags:
Damaged tanker being up-righted by crane. <br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3533222222222<br />Longitude: -91.9380722222222<br />Tags:
Repaired hole in a damaged ethanol tanker.<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3533222222222<br />Longitude: -91.9380861111111<br />Tags:
Workers repairing a leaking tanker.<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3532555555556<br />Longitude: -91.9379805555556<br />Tags:
Derailed tankers that had been moved from the water and staged onto the slope.<br />Date Taken: 11/9/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3527722222222<br />Longitude: -91.9376611111111<br />Tags:
View of train crossing over spill area. Train resumed at 0300 on 11/10/15<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3513972222222<br />Longitude: -91.9376305555556<br />Tags:
View of debris on west side of spill area.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3535<br />Longitude: -91.9387972222222<br />Tags:
Pinnacle and START collecting water quality parameters on the west side of the spill area.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3526944444444<br />Longitude: -91.9379666666667<br />Tags:
View of sediment and debris piled on the eastern slope.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3534166666667<br />Longitude: -91.9376527777778<br />Tags:
View of boom on western side of spill area running north and south.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3530388888889<br />Longitude: -91.9382555555556<br />Tags:
View of debris and sediment of east side of spill area. Concern that debris and contaminated soil will impact environment. <br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3534916666667<br />Longitude: -91.9377222222222<br />Tags:
Railroad ties and other debris at the waters edge on the eastern side of the spill area.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3539<br />Longitude: -91.9381638888889<br />Tags:
Soil, ballast, and debris on the slope and along the waters edge on the eastern side of the spilled area.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.35355<br />Longitude: -91.9376361111111<br />Tags:
Over turned rail car on the eastern side of the derailment. The car is not in the spill area and is the only car left on site by BNSF. <br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3529055555556<br />Longitude: -91.9370888888889<br />Tags:
Silt fence that was put up to prevent contaminated sediment form eroding in the waterway.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3520972222222<br />Longitude: -91.9366611111111<br />Tags:
Silt fence along the slope where the remaining auto car was left.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3525361111111<br />Longitude: -91.9370194444444<br />Tags:
Pinnacle collecting surface water samples. Samples were analyzed for VOC's, BTEX, and Ethanol.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3484472222222<br />Longitude: -91.93415<br />Tags:
Pinnacle collected water quality parameters using a YSI meter.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3223305555556<br />Longitude: -91.9182055555556<br />Tags:
Pinnacle collected flow readings in the Mississippi river.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3223083333333<br />Longitude: -91.918275<br />Tags:
Installed silt fence on the east side. Remaining train car and track debris seen on the slope and in the background. Silt fence in poorly installed due to debris and stone along shoreline.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Train running along track with tanker cars.<br />Date Taken: 11/10/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: <br />Longitude: <br />Tags:
Panorama of derailment area from drone overflights<br />Date Taken: 11/8/2015<br />Category: Site Photo<br />Latitude: 44.3536116666667<br />Longitude: -91.9383333333333<br />Tags: