February 1965

Seferino Jimenez, a Tucumcari railroad man for 35 years, was killed instantly when an east-bound freight train struck his work crew as they worked on the track near Pastura. … An earth tremor with a strength rating of 4 was felt by residents in Nara Visa, Logan and Gallegos about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 3, 1965. … Harold Wentworth, Standard Oil distributor in Tucumcari, escaped serious injury en route to Albuquerque when his car skidded on icy pavement on U.S. 66 west of Santa Rosa, overturned several times and rolled down a 20 foot embankment, landing on its top. … February’s first snowfall dumped eight inches on House, and five inches on Ragland, with drifts up to 20 inches.