Article Date: February 1st, 2011
White River Valley Museum
Now through 4/17/2011
This exhibit covers pitfalls, pratfalls, hotboxes, split switches, telescoped trains, boiler explosions and derailments on the NPRâ€™s sometimes bumpy journey over the Northwest. Photographs and documents relating to Northwest wrecks from NPRâ€™s own James M. Fredrickson and Ron Nixon will be on display, along with pictures donated by long-time Auburn Wreck Foreman Roman L. Polski. John Phillips III is the guest curator for â€œWrecked!â€
The White River Valley Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 4 PM and is located at 918 H Street SE in Auburn. Regular admission is $2 adults, $1 seniors and children. Admission is free on Wednesdays and the fourth Sunday of the month. Call 253-288-7433 or visit www.wrvmuseum.org for event information.