Eden train wreck

Eden train wreck


Pueblo, Colorado (CO), US
The Eden train wreck of August 7, 1904, occurred when the No. 11 Missouri Pacific Flyer from Denver, Colorado to St Louis, Missouri crossed the Dry Creek arroyo bridge near Eden Station, 8 miles north of Pueblo, Colorado. As the engine crossed the bridge, a flash flood wave passed over the trestle shearing off the front half of the train and dragging 97 people to their deaths with 14 missing.
The Eden train wreck of August 7, 1904, occurred when the No. 11 Missouri Pacific Flyer from Denver, Colorado to St Louis, Missouri crossed the Dry Creek arroyo bridge near Eden Station, 8 miles north of Pueblo, Colorado. As the engine crossed the bridge, a flash flood wave passed over the trestle shearing off the front half of the train and dragging 97 people to their deaths with 14 missing.
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By: kkeps

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