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Hydro, OK Train Wreck, Jan 1907

H. U. MUDGE IN A WRECK

No One Injured by the Accident in Oklahoma Yesterday

EL RENO, Ok., Jan. 12.---A special train on which was Vice President H. U. Mudge and a party of Rock Island officials, went into the ditch near Hydro, Ok., this afternoon about 3 o'clock. No one was injured, but the train was delayed several hours. The wreck was caused by spreading rails. The railroad men are on a tour of inspection.

The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, KS 13 Jan 1907



article | by Dr. Radut