A southbound Canadian National (CN) freight train collided with the rear of another southbound freight train on tracks five miles north of Exeland about 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 16, resulting in derailment, a train locomotive fire and injuries to one railroad crewmember.

The crash occurred in a remote wooded area amid privately owned lands known as The Elk Farm. The nearest road is Fairman Lane.

Photos provided by people on the scene

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