Colorado Experience: Pleasant Hill Bus Tragedy

About This Episode


In March, 1931, a winter blizzard took the lives of five children who were stranded inside a school bus in southeastern Colorado. Learn of the events that unfolded over 33 fateful hours, and how the story remains a vivid one today.

Colorado Experience is is a television series produced by Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado. It is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the people, events and places that have shaped Colorado.