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 PM on Friday, September 8th. The lecture is free and open to the public. Attendance at the lecture is not required for attendance at the bus tour.
We are also offering a guided tour of the Wellington Site on Saturday, September 9th. This tour visits several other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played important roles in the history of the Great Northern Railway Company. For more information about the bus tour, click here.