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Accident On The Rock Island Road

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Parent Issue
Day
13
Month
July
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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Cameros, Mo., July 1Ü.- By the spreading of rails on a tlfty-foot trestle ten miles west of here at 6:20 in tbe evening the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific construction train, with seventeen men on board, was precipitated to the ground, a distance of thirty feet. Poreman Richard Jones was killed outright. Engineer Wilcox was soalded and died a few hours latei'. Brakenian Peter Cummings' feet were crushed, nd ha also received internal injuries from which he will die. AU leave families living here.

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News