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Sayre, PA Train Accident, Dec 1907

----James M. Robinson, a yard fireman for the Lehigh railroad at Sayre, was run over by a locomotive in the Sayre yard on Wednesday morning and died late in the afternoon. He was frightfully mangled, and how he lived the number of hours he did is a mystery to the hospital physicians.

The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, PA 18 Dec 1907



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