Southern Pacific has highly organized programs to prevent and counter oil spills from any source. A case study of SP's Oregon Division with a description of the road's own organization and available equipment, along with arrangements with outside organizations are described. An actual derailment with consequent diesel fuel spillage and the steps that had to be taken are described.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Eighty-Third Annual Convention of the American Railway Bridge & Building Association held September 18-20, 1978, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Bridge & Building Association

    18154 Harwood Avenue
    Homewood, IL  United States  60430
  • Authors:
    • Karsten, R C
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 95-102

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00302365
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Vol. 83 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1979 12:00AM