Irwin, PA Train Accident, Jan 1895

PITTSBURG, Jan. 2.---Wm. Riddinger and Windon Godfrey, coal miners were run down early this morning by an extra freight train on the Pennsylvania railroad at Irwin station. Riddinger was instantly killed. Godfrey was fatally injured.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 2 Jan 1895

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