Train Ditched

Train Ditched
November 29, 1889
Pg. 3

Engine No. 2 on the R & L Railroad while on her out bond trip about two miles from town yesterday afternoon was ditched, causing a general smash up.

The engineer, fireman and two passengers escaped unhurt save a terrible jar. Dr. M. E. Murray had his foot broken, and one of the breakmen had a hand mashed. Messrs. Webbie Cooper and Johnnie Skittletharpe who were on the train narrowly escaped all injuries.

Engine No. 1 was also on her out bound trip and not far behind No. 2, but was held up in time to save a terrible collision with the wreck.



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