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Catasauqua, PA Train Accident, Jul 1881

John Barr was run over by a passenger train on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, near Catasauqua, Saturday night and instantly killed.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 17 Jul 1881



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