Woodsfield, OH Train Wreck, Jun 1894

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Fatal Wreck Near Woodsfield, O.

ZANEZVILLE, O., June 19.----A fatal wreck occurred on the Bellaire, Zanesville & Cincinnati railway near Woodsville, O., Monday night, in which one man was killed and two seriously injured. A freight train running at a good rate of speed struck the trestle 4 miles west of Woodsfield, which had been weakened by Monday's rain, and it gave way precipitating the engine and tender into the ravine, killing THEODORE ALLEN, fireman, of this city, and seriously injuring Lew Smith, engineer, and Head Brakeman Collins.

The Weekly Herald Despatch, Decatur, IL 24 Jun 1894