Deerfield, IL Locomotive Boiler Explosion, Mar 1920
FREIGHT ENGINEER KILLED.
Locomotive Boiler Explodes; Two Trainmen Injured.
CHICAGO (AP)---W. McManus, engineer, 30 years old, of Milwaukee, was killed and two other members of the crew of a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul freight train were injured when the boiler of the locomotive exploded Sunday at Deerfield, Ill.
The injured were: Joseph Dell of Milwaukee, fireman, and James Leather, brakeman. Dell was in critical condition Sunday night.
The Idaho Daily Statesman, Boise, ID 29 Mar 1920
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