1882 train crash

Taken November 24, 1892 the Lincoln Locomotive crashed while on its way from Culver to Salina. Six of the grain cars were destroyed due to defective railings. It is still unknown what caused the rail to collapse. No lives nor life stock were killed in this horrific crash. Unidentified people stand around the wreckage.


Kansas History Traveler is a page for all of us who like local history and information about the people and places of Kansas.  My family was one of the first of the European settlers of Kansas and the Chisholm trail. Along with Dustin Shannon, I  have a book coming out this summer “Images of America,…