Little Rock, AR Railroad Accidents, Nov 1874

Courier Journal newspaper, Louisville, KY - Wednesday 18 November 1874

Arkansas Railroad Accidents

Little Rock, Nov 17 - A man named MCGRATH was run over and killed by a construction train on the Fort Smith railroad, near Conway, to-day.

Another accident occurred on the Memphis and Little Rock railroad this evening, three miles west of Brinkley, by which Conductor MAYHEW received a severe gash across the head, and a man named RANDEL was badly injured. The train was wrecked. The caboose and baggage-car were turned completely over. A broken rail reported as the cause. The wounded man arrived here last evening.

An unknown man was found dead, near Surrounded Hill, this afternoon, by the railroad employes on the Memphis and Little Rock railroad. Death was caused by exposure.