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Another Accident?


Last updated 11/9/2021 at 5:20pm

A report was seen in a November 1899 newspaper of an incident in our neighborhood. This tale came from one of the many little newspapers that I search for material. This story states that an accident had occurred on the Denver and Rio Grande railroad south of town.

Rumors, as relative to railway accidents usually are, were of the most wildly exaggerated sort. This tale said that the train, making a speedy entrance to Colorado Springs narrowly escaped total destruction in the waters of Fountain Creek. There had been many interesting accidents north of Colorado Springs, including one that wa...

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