147 passengers on the train.
About 50 were injured; at least three dead.
Joplin is about midway between Havre to the east and Shelby to the west. On the east side of the Rockies; on the flat plains of Montana.
The train would have been moving at 70 mph to 80 mph, one would assume.
Photo shows almost exact location, East Buelow, MT: https://www.the-sun.com/news/3734525/amtrak-train-derails-in-montana-trapped/
Fact (?): near the East Buelow switch.
Thought: a malfunctioning switch? Not fully open / closed? Misaligned?
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