Remembering Lake Station's worst day

The railroad crossing, at Marquette Street and Grand Boulevard, was unmarked and marred by overgrowth on Oct. 31, 1971 when a church bus heading south was hit by a 74-car freight train. The driver of the bus didn't stop and wasn't required to at the time of the accident, according to newspaper reports at the time.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am  • 
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