17 Ore Train Cars Derail in Alborn, No Injuries

17 railroad cars derailed in Alborn Township on Thursday morning. 17 railroad cars derailed in Alborn Township on Thursday morning. |  Photo: Desten Johnson/WDIO-TV

Updated: May 10, 2018 03:36 PM

Seventeen rail cars derailed northwest of Duluth on Thursday morning, spilling their load of taconite.

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The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the CN Railroad reported the derailment in Alborn Township at about 7:30 a.m.  There were no injuries, and no roadways were blocked by the derailed cars.

Train Derailment near Alborn

The derailment was contained to railroad property and no other property damage was reported.

Besides the sheriff's office, CN Railroad Police also responded to the scene.

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