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Althem, AR Train Wreck, Jun 1892

Althem, AR Train Wreck, Jun 1892

Head-End Collision.

A Serious Accident on the Cotton Belt Road.

Little Rock, Ark., June 29. – The south-bound passenger train on the Cotton Belt Road met in a head-end collision this morning with a freight train at Althem, forty miles from here. Engineer MCNEIL, of the passenger train, was instantly killed, and Engineer NORRIS, of the freight, and both of the firemen were fatally injured.

Of the passengers Mrs. J. LESTER, of Helena, Ark.; S. B. MORROW, of Tucker; W. B. MORRIS and daughter, of Helena, Ark., were killed.

Mrs. S. B. MORRIS and the child of Mrs. Jas. LOVER were fatally injured. Several other passengers were badly hurt.

Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA 30 Jun 1892



article | by Dr. Radut