Tuesday, December 27, 2011

21 Christmas travelers were killed in 1903 Kentwood train wreck

Caroline Sebring Eardley had sent the children to bed and was busy frying pancakes in the kitchen for dinner when she heard the whistle of the westbound locomotive.
It was the day after Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 26, 1903, and her husband was out helping one of their neighbors milk a cow when she peered out the window. Through the heavy evening snow, she could see the lights of another train, this one eastbound, as it neared her home. Continued

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