This blog features historical information on the railroad lines of the Big Bend/Columbia Plateau region of Washington state.
Monday, December 15, 2008
1895 CW Branch Wreck
In August of 1895, a stock train jumped the track at Almira. One L.A. Pritz was killed instantly. Eleven cars and 250 head of cattle piled up in a space of 25 by 90 feet. The cattle were being shipped to Chicago.