Perea, NM Train Wreck, Jul 1925

ELKS ARE HURT ON WAY HOME

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., July 28.--(AP)--A number of passengers were injured, none seriously, today when a special Santa Fe train carrying New England Elks home from the Portland, Oregon annual convention of the order, was derailed at Perea, N. M.

Railroad officials said eight cars weer{sic} reported derailed. About 175 Elks and their families were aboard. The wreck was due to a washout.

Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV 28 Jul 1925