100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Train Wreck Kills 2 In Iowa

The Chicago Great Western Railroad runs through Chicago, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City. It is called the “Corn Belt Route” because of its operating area.

On February 22, 1915 a Chicago Great Western Railroad engine going from Des Moines to Kansas City crashed after hitting spreading rails north of Afton Junction in Union County, Iowa. Two engine men were killed and a mail clerk was seriously hurt. No passengers were seriously hurt.



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