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East Rochester, NY Train Wreck, Jul 1905

FAST TRAIN WRECKED.

Engineer Fatally Injured and Fireman Seriously Scalded.

Rochester, N. Y., July 18.---A fast train, No. 23, the Chicago and Detroit special on the New York Central Railroad, was wrecked in East Rochester today by striking a freight train. Engineer James Clark was fatally injured, and Fireman Flossey of Buffalo was seriously scalded. Several passengers were severely cut and bruised.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 19 Jul 1905



article | by Dr. Radut