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Snowball Special Rescues Hilltopper Basketball Fans
WKU Spirit (2011)
  • Lynn E. Niedermeier, Western Kentucky University
In March 1960, hundreds of Hilltopper basketball fans had a memorable trip home from a game in Lexington, Kentucky, when a snowstorm stranded them near Elizabethtown and prompted a rescue mission by the L&N Railroad. This article appeared as a “Moment in History” feature in WKU Spirit, Winter 2011, pp. 54-55.
  • Snowball Special,
  • Kentucky snowstorms,
  • L&N,
  • Pan American
Publication Date
Winter 2011
Citation Information
Lynn E. Niedermeier. "Snowball Special Rescues Hilltopper Basketball Fans" WKU Spirit (2011)
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