Chicago and North Western Train Wreck, April 23, 1908, De Witt, Iowa

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Men, women and children are looking at an aftermath of a train wreck. On April 23, 1908, southwest of DeWitt, Iowa, at Silver Creek, flooding weakened a bridge and gave way to stock train 132 where an engine and 17 cars of cattle fell into the water. Three crewmen perished in the wreck.