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Sidney, NY Train Derailment, Sep 1908

Derailed train Derailed train

BAD WRECK ON DELAWARE & HUDSON.

(By Associated Press.)
Binghamton, Sept. 3. -- A southbound Delaware and Hudson train left the tracks just east of Sidney this fore noon and the fireman and engineer were seriously, though not fatally injured. Engine, tender and baggage car went down the bank, the baggage car landing on top of the engine, the smoking car was also derailed but did not go over the bank.

Middletown Daily Times-Press New York 1908-09-03



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