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Springfield, MA Train Accident, Dec 1893

Michael Dunn, a car inspector for the Boston and Albany railroad, submitted to the amputation of the two first fingers of his left hand at the hospital yesterday. His hand was crushed while raising a car with a jack.

Springfield Daily Republican, Springfield, MA 8 Dec 1893



article | by Dr. Radut