1894 Rock Island railroad wreck

1894 Rock Island railroad wreck


Lincoln, Nebraska (NE), US
The 1894 Rock Island railroad wreck occurred when a locomotive carrying two passenger cars was sabotaged on August 9, 1894 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The train was purposely derailed from a 40-foot trestle which today passes above the Jamaica North Trail at Wilderness Park in Lincoln, Nebraska. To date, the sabotage is one of the largest instances of mass murder in the state of Nebraska.
The 1894 Rock Island railroad wreck occurred when a locomotive carrying two passenger cars was sabotaged on August 9, 1894 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The train was purposely derailed from a 40-foot trestle which today passes above the Jamaica North Trail at Wilderness Park in Lincoln, Nebraska. To date, the sabotage is one of the largest instances of mass murder in the state of Nebraska.
View in Google Earth Historical
Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kkeps

Advertisement

Comments

Policies
Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload

Advertisement