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

I Hope You Are Feeling

This is the first post of a new series called Come Home Soon. This series will highlight postcard messages from the past. Some of the cards are wonderfully written notes, some are confusing, many are misspelled and all of them are one of a kind. Mailed from Mt. Lowe, California to Miss Florence Price of … Continue reading I Hope You Are Feeling