About 2:41 a.m., m.s.t., on March 29, 1979, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) freight train Extra 3449 West struck the rear of UP unit coal train Extra 3055 West as it was moving from the No. 1 main track into a siding at Ramsey, Wyoming. Two train crewmembers were killed and three crewmembers were injured. The 3 locomotive units of Extra 3449 West and 23 cars were derailed. Total damage was estimated to be $1,121,000.