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RESERVOIR BURSTS.

TRAIN'S NARROW ESCAPE..

SAVED BY A PLUCKY WOMAN. (Received February 14, 11.30 a.m.) DENVER, February 13. When the dam of the Great Horse Creek reservoir burst, a 100 feet wall of water swept down, wrecking the bridge near the Hudson, shortly before j the Chicago-Burlington-Quincy passeni ger train approached. . Mrs Gammon, a' telephone "operator, although endangered by the flood, stuck to her post and warned the nearest station, and the train was flagged in time to save it from destruction. There were 150 passengers aboard.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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RESERVOIR BURSTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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