Denison, TX Train Wreck, Jun 1907
Engineer and Fireman Hurt in Collision with Boxcar.
Special to The News.
Denison, Tex. June 18,---In a collision between and engine and caboose and an empty boxcar last night at 10 o'clock at the Mirick avenue crossing of the Katy, Engineer L. H. Patrick had one of his legs badly sprained and bruised, and Fireman C. W. Barcus was cut, bruised and severely scalded. The engine and caboose were coming from Ray to the local yards on track No. 2 when they hit the boxcar. The cab of the engine was badly wrecked and the end of the boxcar smashed. The wreck was soon cleared and there was no delay to traffic. While neither of the men are seriously injured, it will be several weeks before they are able to resume work.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 19 Jun 1907
Transcribed by Linda Horton. Thank you, Linda!