Glenwood, IL Train Collision, July 1904
22 KILLED AND SCORES HURT IN TRAIN WRECK.
AWFUL CALAMITY OCCURS ON CHICAGO AND EASTERN ILLINOIS ROAD NEAR CHICAGO.
TRAIN CROWDED WITH MEMBERS OF CONGREGATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL CRASHES INTO FREIGHT.
Chicago, July 14 -- WIth a hymn on their lips twenty members of the Sunday school of the Doremus Congregational church, Thirty-first and Butler streets, went to their death at 7:30 last evening while returning from their annual picnic which had been held at Momence, Ill. Fifty others were injured. Nearly all the dead and wounded are children.
Their special train on the Chicago and Eastern Illinois plunged into a line of wild coal cars at Glenwood, and in a moment the singing went out in a shout of horror and a wild cry of pain.
MRS. GERRLINGER and baby.
MRS. JAMES LANDER and daughter.
WILL H. MEYER, 12 years old.
MRS. E. C. PALMER.
MISS LEARLINE PALMER.
JOHN PODUDA, 8 years old.
MAMIE PODUDA, 3 years old.
CARL STEWART, aged 17.
LENA HIPELIUS, aged 14.
WALTER CORRINGER, aged 15.
Nine unidentified children.
FREDERICK DEWITT, conductor of the picnic train, both legs broken.
FRANK COURTNEY, aged 9, right ankle broken, left leg crushed.
JOHN KRIHASKA, aged 10.
ROSIE PROBASKI, aged 8, back broken; will die.
JOHN BURKEY, aged 15, skull fractured.
MRS. NELLIE TIGAG, back broken; will die.
KATE GERRINGER, aged 7.
TONY O. MITSKY, aged 11.
WALTER BARBER, aged 11.
ALICE CHERRY, aged 8.
MARY WILLIAMS, aged 7.
HARRY GUSTAFSEN, aged 10.
RUTH GUSTAFSEN, internally injured; may die.
MRS. MAX RUTER.
LULU RUTER, aged 8.
THOMAS E. DUFFY.
CARL GUSTAVUS and BUDDIE SCHON.
GEORGE DUFFY, aged 13.
FRANK DUFFY, aged 11.
BARBARA VOLKSTROF, aged 17.
WALTER DOUGHERTY, aged 12.
MRS. CATHERINE HEREN.
MRS. ELIZABETH HEELEY; will die.
MRS. MAY WILKIN.
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