Chicago, IL Run Over By Train, Sept 1887

The deadly railroad frog claimed another victim in Chicago Sunday. John Gilmore, a switchman, got his foot caught and was run over and shockingly mangled.

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI 13 Sept 1887



at No. 976 West Lake street on the body of John Gilmore, who was killed coupling cars at the yards west of Western avenue.

Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL 13 Sept 1887