Pere Marquette wreck of July 20, 1907 Creator
Draper, Charles G. 1865 - 1941 Institution
Plymouth District Library Subject
Railroad accidents -- Michigan -- Plymouth Subject
Pere Marquette Railroad Subject
Railroads -- accidents Item Number
part of the Charles Draper Collection, Plymouth Historical Museum Type
Glass Plate Negative showing the Pere Marquette Railroad wreck near Salem on July 20, 1907. Because of the steep curve in the terrain, neither engineer could see the other train until it was too late to stop. Thirty-three people died.