On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people.
Randy Dasho of Port Orchard, WA will speak about the Great Northern Railroad and the Wellington Disaster of 1910 at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug.2. This presentation is part of First Friday at the Wenatchee Valley Museum.
No registration is required.
We are also offering a guided tour to the Wellington Site on September 3. This tour visits several other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played important roles in the history of the Great Northern Railway Company.
The cost for this bus tour is $55/member and $75/non-member.