Story: Upper Sacramento River Spills

September 9, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

sacramento riverWhen a Union Pacific train derailed earlier this year and fell into the Upper Sacramento River in California, it reminded many of an incident from 30 years ago. There was a spill in nearly the exact spot, and it severely damaged the Upper Sacramento fishery.

The folks over at Cal Trout put together a great story on the history of this river and the spills. Read it in full here.