Deadlands Classic : The Adventure Party
The Wreck of the Skyline Steamer
The intentional demolition of a tressel outside of Nero, CO by the Clarkson Gang led to the wreck of the Skyline Steamer, a passenger line running from Denver to Salt Lake City and owned by Denver-Pacific.
Also on the train was the gambler Greg Dawson, Jacob Emmet the mormon missionary, Denise Merritt the freelance journalist, Abiel and Aloysius Squatpump - trapper brothers, and the Wilson family of Rick, Jenny and their boys Amos and Jethro. Allan Seyberth perished shortly after the crash.
Of the crew – John Crocker, the conductor, Pete Franklin the engineer, Jane hunt-the fireman, MA Maggert and King White -night time operators. Only the cook Harold Buchanon survived.
The only member of the Clarkson gang to survive was Bernard Pugshank