Wellington Scrapbook: The 1910 Avalanche Disaster


Subject:
Washington State: History By Place , Washington State: Science , Weather , Wellington

Description:
"On March 1, 1910, an avalanche in the Cascade Mountains swept two Great Northern trains down the hillsides near Wellington, a small town near Stevens Pass in Washington state. Ninety-six people lost their lives, making this the worst train disaster in American history." Includes an overview of the events, scanned newspaper articles from papers in Washington state and other areas, and a list of those who died. The website is hosted by HistoryLink.org.

Creator:
Stein, Alan J.

Publisher:
HistoryLink.org

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?displaypage=/wellington/index.htm


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