Charleston, IL Train Wreck, May 1902

CLOVER LEAF TRAIN WRECKED IN ILLINOIS

St Louis, May 20.--A special to the Post-Dispatch from Charleston, Ill., says that passenger train No. 6 on the “Clover Leaf” was wrecked there today. Three cars were overturned. Eight passengers were seriously injured. It is believed all will recover.

Idaho Daily Statesman, Boise City, ID 21 May 1902

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EIGHT SERIOUSLY INJURED

Three Cars of Clover Leaf Train Overturned.

St. Louis, Mo., --A special from Charleston, Ill., says that passenger train No. 6 on “Clover Leaf” was wrecked there at 1 a.m., today and eight passengers were seriously injured. It is thought they will recover.

The seriously injured are: J. D. Johnson, East St. Louis; Miss Maud Chandler, St. Louis; Miss Zera Belmont, Cleveland, O.; Mrs. O. B. Clark, Toledo, O.; Mrs. B. J. Harmon, Ottawa, O.; M. A. Shelman, San Francisco.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 21 May 1902

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EIGHT INJURED

In a Wreck This Morning on the Clover Leaf.

Charleston, Ills., May 20.-- Passenger train number six on the Clover Leaf road was wrecked at 1:00 a. m. Three cars were overturned, containing 43 passengers. Eight were seriously injured but none fatally. Among the injured are:

Miss Vera Belmont of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. O. B. Clark, Toledo, Ohio; Mrs. J. J. Harmon, Ottawa, Ohio

Lima Times Democrat, Lima, OH 20 May 1902