Mumford, NY Train Wreck, Sept 1893

BUFFALO, N. Y., Sept. 9.----The Lehigh Railroad's flier which left here at 8 A. M. was wrecked this morning near Mumford, N. Y., on the line of the Rochester and Pittsburg Railroad. The flier ran into a local freight train belonging to the Rochester and Pittsburg and both engines were demolished. Engineer Randall, Conductor Green, and Baggageman Houlihan were slightly injured, also one passenger whose name was not reported. The injured are being cared for at Mumford.

The cause of the collision was that the local freight had been doing some switching at Mumford and had pulled out on the main track on the flier's time. None of the Rochester and Pittsburg trainmen were hurt.

The New York Times, New York, NY 10 Sept 1893

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