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Classification Trains
Object ID 2007-03-1354-35
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Photo Archives
Caption Wreck of the Smilax
Description Wreck of the Smilax.
The Caspar Lumber Company engine, "Smilax" derailed after hitting a couple of horses on Digger Creek trestle in 1923, killing engineer Nat Copeland.
Date 1923
Print size 7 cm x 12 cm
Credit line Kelley House Photographs
Subjects Accidents
Trains
Trestles
People Copeland, Nat
Related Publications Wurm, Ted, "Mallets on the Mendocino Coast: Caspar Lumber Company"