The man responsible for causing a chain reaction crash that killed two people was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison.
John Barnett was one of Madera's most colorful lawmen.
Yee Chung was a troubled man in 1880. He watched with trepidation as the town of Madera grew from nothing in 1876, to a full-fledged village four years later.
Yee Chung and Man Wah Chan stood at the edge of the crowd near the Southern Pacific tracks. They had never witnessed the beginnings of a town before.