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Northeast, PA Train Wreck, Dec 1909

SIX KILLED IN WRECK.

Erie, N. Y. --- The Twentieth Century limited the New York Central fast train en route from Chicago to New York collided with the rear end of passenger train No. 10, on the Lake Shore railroad at Northeast, Pa. Sixteen miles east of here, shortly after midnight, Monday. At the time of collision the Twentieth Century was easily making sixty two miles an hour. Six bodies have already been taken from the wreck, and it is believed there will be more fatalities.

Carbon County Utah 1909-12-17



article | by Dr. Radut