1989 Helena Train Explosion
In the months and hours after the blast on February 2nd, 1989, there was uncertainty for the members of the
On February 2, 1989, a set of train cars rolled down from near Mullan Pass to the Benton Ave. crossing
HELENA - “It was kind of like a war zone," remembered former Carroll boiler engineer Butch Biskupiak.
Reporters from television and radio stations, newspapers and news wires went out into brutally cold temperatures to get as much
HELENA - "I was awakened by an explosion,” says former Lewis and Clark County Disaster & Emergency Services Coordinator Paul
HELENA – Severe cold, some poor decisions and a lack of management are what investigators believe led to a train