Train Wrecks Ep 10: The 1993 Big Bayou Canot, Alabama Train Disaster 26 Years Later Trailer
The Big Bayou Canot Train Wreck Of 1993
The Sun Set Limted Train Wreck Video 9/22/1993!
Voyage to Big Bayou Canot / Amtrak 1993 Derailment site
The Big Bayou Train Wreck Of 1993
The Big Bayou Canot rail accident was the derailing of an Amtrak train on the CSXT Big Bayou Canot bridge in southwestern Alabama, United States, on September 22, 1993. It was caused by displacement of a span and deformation of the rails when a tow of heavy barges had collided with the bridge eight minutes earlier. Forty-seven were killed and 103 were injured. To date, it is both the deadliest train wreck in Amtrak's history and the worst rail disaster in the United States since the 1958 Newark Bay, New Jersey rail accident in which 48 lives were lost.