Sunday, December 11, 2011

On 50th anniversary of deadly school bus crash, survivors find quiet place to share their sorrow

The parents, brothers and sisters of the names listed on The Crossing memorial didn’t need a marker to remember Dec. 14, 1961.
After a school bus — its windows coated with frost — pulled in front of a speeding passenger train, taking 20 children’s lives, bits of mundane life carry a burden, such as a simple bumper sticker that reads, “This Bus Stops At All Railroad Crossings.
”There’s always something lurking to remind Betty Heimbuck of the day she lost both her daughters. Kathy was 12. Pam was 9. “I remember it every day,” Heimbuck said softly. Continued

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