Northwest -- Railroads -- Accidents (#01)

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Title

Northwest -- Railroads -- Accidents (#01)

Subject

Railroads -- Washington (State) -- Spokane; Railroad accidents -- Washington (State) -- 19th century; Northern Pacific Railroad Company

Description

On January 22, 1889 a westbound Northern Pacific train was nearing the low trestle over Hangman Creek. A man named Gustoff Hahndorff, who was hitching a ride, fell off and under the train causing it to derail. This picture shows the aftermath of that derailment.

Creator

Bailey, C. F.

Source

E.T. Becher Collection. Northwest Room. Spokane Public Library

Date

1889-01-22

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Format

image/tiff

Type

Black-and-white photographs

Rights

Spokane Public Library has determined that this unpublished photograph was created before 1898 and has passed into the public domain.

Collection

Citation

Bailey, C. F., “Northwest -- Railroads -- Accidents (#01),” Spokane Public Library, accessed September 22, 2021, https://lange.spokanelibrary.org/items/show/2257.