Ralston, WA (near) Train Wreck, May 1911

Wreckage Marengo WASH train wreck 5-30-1911.jpg

TWO KILLED IN NORTHERN WRECK.

SECOND TRAIN OVER C. M. & P. S. RAILROAD GOES INTO THE DITCH.

ENGINEER AND FIREMEN MEET DEATH; LOS ANGELES LTD. DERAILED.

Spokane, Wash., May 30. -- Derailed at a sharp curve seven miles east of Ralston and 26 miles east of Lind, Wash., the "Columbian," east-bound passenger train on the Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railroad, was wrecked early today the engineer and fireman instantly killed and at least one passenger seriously injured. Reports from the wreck are meager.
The dead:
Engineer E. H. TALMAGE, of Maiden.
Fireman SCHOLENBERG, of Maiden.
The injured are being taken to Lind.
The "Columbian" is the second through passenger train to leave Seattle over the Milwaukee line since the completion of the road. The train was new and expensively equipped. The engine and two cars were demolished.

Oakland Tribune California 1911-05-30