Crew of shipwrecked schooner rescued — by a railroad train


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A small construction engine was being used to build the South Jetty, to protect the mouth of the Columbia River for ships, when one off-course sailing ship crashed into it — so construction crews chugged to the rescue. (Columbia River Bar, Clatsop County; 1912) (For text and pictures, see

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