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Stambaugh, PA Train Accident, Jun 1892

A Brakeman's Mishap.

Jacob Gitlers a Southwest railroad brakeman, while swinging from the side of a car to watch a hot box, Saturday morning, was struck by a switch bar at Stambaugh and knocked from the train, inflicting a serious scalp wound and breaking the malor bone of the face. He was taken to his home at Hunker that afternoon.

The Courier, Connellsville, PA 10 Jun 1892



article | by Dr. Radut