Kate Shelley, a girl from Iowa, played a crucial role in a life-or-death situation that unfolded on a stormy night in 1881. Her bravery and quick thinking saved hundreds of lives and left an indelible mark on transportation history.

Join Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel and fellow FreightWaves TV host Mary O’Connell as they explore the thrilling details of Shelley’s remarkable journey and the challenges she faced on her quest to warn a train of impending disaster. It’s a tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

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