Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

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1 Years Ago

October 4, 1923

Wyoming suffered another devastating flood and storm era last week when unusual rains caused high water at Sheridan, Casper, Pine Bluffs and other central state points. Briefly summarized, Sheridan was badly flooded Friday and many people were driven from their homes. Burlington train No. 30, Casper to Denver, plunged through a bridge at Lockett and thirty or more were drowned Thursday night. Near Smeed, seven miles from Pine Bluffs, a tornado struck a freight train and derailed 47 cars out of 67. R.O. Partlow reported the rainfall for 24 hours at 2.5 inches at th...

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