More than 20 years ago, a Chicago bound Amtrak train collided with a MARC commuter in Silver Spring, leaving 11 passengers dead. See photos.
Some of the members of the Job Corps center near Harpers Ferry, W. Va. console one another Saturday, Feb. 17, 1996. All 17 passengers aboard a MARC commuter train were Job Corps members traveling for a long weekend when it collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Silver Spring, Md. Friday evening, Feb. 16, 1996. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
On Feb. 16, 1996, a MARC commuter train carrying Job Corps members was crushed by an Amtrak train bound for Chicago. The crash in Silver Spring, Md. killed 11 passengers. See photos of the scene.
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