Rock Island Train Wreck – Green Mountain, Iowa

WHAT: Train wreck WHEN: March 21, 1910 – 8:17 a.m. WHERE: Between Green Mountain and Gladbrook, Iowa FATALITIES: 52 dead, 39 injured From the front page of the La Crosse Tribune, Monday, March 21, 1910: The worst wreck in the history of Iowa railroading occurred at 8:17 a. m. today four miles north of Green…

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10-4 Good Buddy, CB’s Growing

The following article talking about the meteoric rise of CB radio, written by Ernest Waaser, appeared in The Yazoo Herald on New Year’s Day, 1976: The yellow Oldsmobile edging off the road, its driver lulled to sleep by the smoothness of many miles of interstate driving. Suddenly a voice blared in his ear: “Hey, you…

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