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Mike Baker

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Four boxcars full of cardboard jump tracks

Four boxcars of a southbound Union Pacific freight train jumped the tracks Friday about 11 p.m., tying up traffic across San Marcos for more than two hours as rail crossings from Aquarena Springs to Gravel Street were blocked by the train.