The Great Chatsworth Train Wreck – August 10-11, 1887 – Chatsworth, Illinois

https://flic.kr/p/JYcUvz Just outside of Chatsworth, Illinois on U.S. 24 lies a historical marker that reads: The Chatsworth Wreck - Midnight, August 10–11, 1887 - One half mile north on the Toledo, Peoria & Western Railroad occurred one of the worst wrecks in American rail history. An excursion train - two engines and approximately twenty wooden … Continue reading The Great Chatsworth Train Wreck – August 10-11, 1887 – Chatsworth, Illinois