Round Bottom, PA Train Collision, Feb 1902

Engineer and Fireman Killed
Connellsville, Pa., Feb. 17 -- Engineer T. W. LYONS of McKees Rocks, and his fireman, P. W. DOSWOT, were killed in a head-end collision of freight trains on the Pittsburg and Lake Erie railroad at Round Bottom. The trains came together as the result of disobeying orders. The victims were pinned under the wreckage four hours.

The Iowa Recorder Greene Iowa 1902-02-18

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