Today in History - March 4

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Today in History - March 4

Monday, Mar 4 2013 by kjfitz
1910 - The Rogers Pass Avalanche killed 62 men clearing a railroad line near the summit of Rogers Pass through the Selkirk Mountains in British Columbia.

1910 Rogers Pass avalanche
1996 - The Weyauwega derailment was a railroad accident that occurred in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, USA, in the early morning hours involving a train was carrying a large quantity of hazardous material, which immediately caught fire.

Weyauwega derailment