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American Falls, ID Freight Train Crash, Jan 1949

FREIGHT TRAIN CRASH COSTS THREE LIVES.

American Falls, Ida., Jan. 30. - (AP) - Two Union-Pacific freight trains smashed head-on early today, killing three of the crew and strewing the tracks with produce.
The crash threw both locomotives and 24 cars off the tracks. Flames sprang up in the wreckage, engulfing potatoes and other produce as well as general merchandise.
Dead were:
Engineer J. D. CAWLEY.
Fireman H. C. LEE.
Brakeman L. L. WALKER.

Ottawa Journal Ontario Canada 1949-01-31



article | by Dr. Radut