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Medicine Bow, WY Large Landslide, Feb 1918

THREE MEN KILLED IN LANDSLIDE.

Medicine Bow, Wyo. -- Caught by a cave-in of the side of a hill which they were excavating preparatory to widening the Union Pacific tracks at the grading camp of the Utah Construction Company five miles east of here, three men were buried under mountains of dirt and all were killed before companions could rescue them.
The dead:
DAVID GRIMM, 25, crane man, Fishel, Musselshell County, Mont.
F. PREBLE, laborer, residence unknown.
JOHN OPISTONE, laborer, residence unknown.

Big Piney Examiner Wyoming 1918-02-21



article | by Dr. Radut