The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #41992 Message #609232
Posted By: Joe Offer
13-Dec-01 - 05:13 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Plane Wreck At Los Gatos (background)
Subject: RE: Help: Plane Wreck At Los Gatos
Hi, Spirit Whale. I've been researching this song for five years or more. In the other threads, I posted copies of newspaper articles about the wreck. My quest started after I contacted the library Los Gatos, California, about this song. They said they didn't have any information, so I started digging. Turns out even Pete Seeger had misinformation about this incident (he said it happened in Mexico). It took place about ten miles northwest of Coalinga, in far western Fresno County, California - in the Coastal Range of mountains. Check the other threads for full information.