At approximately 0400 on October 19, 2022, a train derailment occurred
one mile west of Lagrange, Maine, on Highway 16. One of the eleven derailed
Canadian Pacific Railway freight cars contains asphalt and is submerged in Dead
stream. An unknown amount of oil has
been discharged into the stream and a sheen has been observed. The other
impacted freight cars are reported to not contain hazardous material. In addition to the freight cars, three diesel
locomotives with up to 5500 gallon capacity fuel tanks derailed and are
adjacent to the stream.