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The Selma Train Wreck happened 35 years ago today! Yes, it was Veterans Day 1982, so many of you were off school or work to witness the cleanup event underway.

This first color picture courtesy of Elaine M. Valladao.

Did anyone else keep pictures their pictures?

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Did this happen before the Camaros and Firebirds were unloaded into this same area?

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Wanted: Pictures from the Selma Train Wreck of November 11, 1982

Did you or your parents take any pictures of this incident in Selma back then? Could they be tucked away in a family album or shoebox? Dig them out this weekend!

We'll gladly pay for original (vintage) prints, new copies of prints, high-res scans of prints (600dbi or higher), or original negatives. We'll even return the original prints or negatives to you after we image them, if you wish.

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We'll pay anywhere from $5 to $50 per picture or negative, depending on how clear the image quality is, and the content of the picture. We'll pay even higher prices for good pictures of the Camaros and Firebirds in the wreckage.

We'll pay for high quality Black & White pictures, too, as long as they're not the same as the ones from the newspaper articles that we show here on this page.

Let us know what you have. We look forward to seeing your pictures, and hearing from you!

Even if you don't have pictures, you're always welcome to share your stories, memories and comments right here.

Thank you!

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Wanted: Pictures from the Selma Train Wreck of November 11, 1982

Did you or your parents take any pictures of this incident in Selma back then? Could they be tucked away in a family album or shoebox? Dig them out this weekend!

We'll gladly pay for original (vintage) prints, new copies of prints, high-res scans of prints (600dbi or higher), or original negatives. We'll even return the original prints or negatives to you after we image them, if you wish.

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We'll pay anywhere from $5 to $50 per picture or negative, depending on how clear the image quality is, and the content of the picture. We'll pay even higher prices for good pictures of the Camaros and Firebirds in the wreckage.

We'll pay for high quality Black & White pictures, too, as long as they're not the same as the ones from the newspaper articles that we show here on this page.

Let us know what you have. We look forward to seeing your pictures, and hearing from you!

Even if you don't have pictures, you're always welcome to share your stories, memories and comments right here.

Thank you!

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We recently posted this call for Selma Train Wreck pictures!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/selmaca/permalink/1680641751960926/

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AJ Palmgren to Selma Only (CA) Buy, Sell, Trade, Free, Inform.
May 24

Wanted From Selma: We will pay $$ for any color pictures you have from the Great Selma Train Wreck of November 11, 1982.

Did you or your parents take any pictur...es of this incident in Selma back then? Could they be tucked away in a family album or shoebox? Dig them out. We'll gladly pay for original (vintage) prints, new copies of prints, high-res scans of prints (600dbi or higher), or original negatives. We'll even return the original prints or negatives to you after we image them, if you wish.

We'll pay anywhere from $5 to $50 per picture or negative, depending on how clear the image quality is, and the content of the picture. We'll pay even higher prices for good pictures of the Camaros and Firebirds in the wreckage.

We'll pay for high quality Black & White pictures, too, as long as they're not the same as the ones from the newspaper articles that we've archived over on our facebook page at fb.me/SelmaTrainWreck

Let us know what you have. We look forward to seeing your pictures, and hearing from you!

Even if you don't have pictures, you're always welcome to visit fb.me/SelmaTrainWreck and share your stories, memories and comments.

Thank you!

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Do you still have the pictures you took back then?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/selmaca/permalink/1622295407795561/

Joe Huth shared a Page to the group: Selma Only (CA) Buy, Sell, Trade, Free, Inform.
April 9

There's 6400 members in here - anyone remember The Great Selma Train Wreck in 1982? We are doing some historical research on it and would love to hear your stories or pictures, if you took any. https://www.facebook.com/SelmaTrainWreck

Did you take any pictures of your own back then?

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Selma CA Train Accident 11/11/82 updated their cover photo.
March 26
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Hey everyone! Thanks for joining our new page. Do any of you have any memories to share of this train derailment from 35(!) years ago?

Were you in Selma, California on November 11, 1982? Do you remember the train wreck from that day? Thankfully, nobody was injured.

But did you take any pictures? For history and memory, we are creating a collaboration of pictures and stories from that remarkable event in the history of Selma. If you have any stories to share, and especially if you have saved any pictures you took back then, we would greatly appreciate you sharing them here.

We are interested in any detail, no... matter how small. From the rail cars, to the Camaros and Firebirds, to the bags of cement and other cargo strewn about.

Please comment on this (or any) post here to share your story or pictures!

Thank you for sharing!

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Selma CA Train Accident 11/11/82 updated their profile picture.
March 9
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Selma CA Train Accident 11/11/82 updated their cover photo.
March 9
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