Cedar Rapids, IA Train Wreck, Sept 1913
Three Killed in wreck.
Cedar Rapids, Ia. --- Train No. 444, ___bound on the Decorah branch of the Chicago & Rock Island, was derailed within two miles of Maynard _____ Monday. The entire train was derailed, rolling down a ten-foot embankment. Three were instantly killed and thirty-five others were more or less seriously injured. The cause of the accident was the spreading of the rails. As soon as the engine left the rails the coaches turned over and ____ down the embankment. A special train was made up at Oelwein and left the yard, bringing the injured to this _____ .
The train was running between twenty-five and thirty miles an hour, which is an unusual speed for trains on this branch.
Carbon County Utah 1913-09-04