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1910 Wellington, Washington, Avalanche

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The worst avalanche in United States history occurred during the night on March 1, 1910. Due to a terrible blizzard two trains were trapped at the depot. While people and crew were asleep on the trains, a huge slab avalanche swept away the trains, killing 96 people, with only 23 survivors.
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