100 years ago: Another train caught in avalanche near Stevens Pass


In 1910, ninety-six people died in the avalanche known as the Wellington Disaster. But just a few years later another avalanche swept down similar slopes, taking out another train, with the loss of 8 souls. Here are some Everett Herald clippings, courtesy of Dave Ramstad, reporting on what happened 100 years ago.

Snowslide sweeps train down Jan 22 1916

Snowslide sweeps train down Jan 22 1916

Four Known Dead Jan 22 1916

Four Known Dead Jan 22 1916

Casualties Jan 22 1916

Casualties Jan 22 1916

Death Listed at Eight Jan 24 1916

Death Listed at Eight Jan 24 1916

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