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Another Wreck On The Lehigh

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Parent Issue
Day
19
Month
October
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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Wilkesuarke, .Pa., Oct. 10- Another terrible accident occurred on the Lehigh Valley railroad Tuesday morning. A construction traiu was unloading ties at the Tarrant siding near Lost Creek, on the Potts Tille branch,when afast Pennsylvania Ireight came along and dashed into the construction cars. Of the forty Hungarians, who were at work unloading ties, six were kiileii outright and twenty-sixinjured. A brakeman on the Pennsylvania train was killed outright. Twenty oL the freight cars were wrecked Itsvas tbree hours before help could be procured, aud during that time the injured hac lost so much blood that it is feared many of them will die. A special train carrying assistance arrived throe bours af ter tho accident and the man went to worif dressing the wounds of the injured. The killed were horribly mangled. Oae man was cut into a dozen pieces and bis remains were placed in a too' e

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News