thirdtrick wrote:Fair enough. I took this quote from the article out of context then: "The engineers and car crew said the bridge was intact when the train went over. It all seemed fine to them,” Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said."That was before the derailment ... when everything was fine. Once the first car derailed and the others piled on the weight quickly became too much for the bridge to bear. It helps answer the question of what came first, the derailment or the collapse.