Tragedy on Snoqualmie Pass: When a mountain of snow buried dozens in 1936

WHFRE TWENTY-THREE PERSONS WERE BURIED ALIVE.This Spokane-bound bus was hurled across the highway and buried under tons of snow when the first big slide came in the Snoqualmie Highway yesterday morning.

The avalanche struck at a time before weather forecasting and avalanche-control methods were refined. Fifty people were rescued and three people were killed.

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