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Canaan, CT Train Accident, Jun 1923

BRAKEMAN FALLS TO HIS DEATH IN CANAAN, CONN.

CANAAN, Conn. June 6 --- Nicholas Mathias, 30, a brakeman on the Central New England railroad was killed today on a siding near the Connecticut Lime Co plant. He was climbing to the roof of a box car when he fell under the wheels. He leaves a wife and a child.

The Bridgeport Telegram, Bridgeport, CT 7 Jun 1923



article | by Dr. Radut