Keystone, IA Train Wreck, Aug 1907

TWENTY HURT IN TRAIN WRECK.

Milwaukee Passenger Collides With Handcar in Iowa.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Aug 20 – Passenger train No. 3, on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad, was wrecked at Keystone, 30 miles west of here.

Twenty persons were injured, several seriously. The wreck was caused by the train colliding with a handcar on a 20-foot embankment.

Among those injured are Harvey Wooley, of Toronto, Mo., and Ira Robinson, of St. James, Mo. Both were painfully bruised.

Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, IL 20 Aug 1907

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TWENTY INJURED AND SEVERAL SERIOUSLY

PASSENGER WRECKED BY COLLIDING WITH HAND CAR ON EMBANKMENT.

Cedar Rapids, IA, Aug 19 – Passenger Train No. 3 on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad was wrecked today at Keystone, 30 miles west of here. Twenty persons were injured, several seriously. The wreck was caused by the train colliding with a hand car on a 20 foot embankment. The injured included C.T. McElwaine, express messenger, serious; F.C. Myers, postal clerk, serious; Baggage-man Doland, serious; F.W. Stockton, conductor, serious; David Reynolds, Marion, IA.; Frank Micheal, fireman; Carl Mershon, Owlwein, IA, possibly internally injured; Harry Steinberg, news agent; Harvey Wooley, Toronto, Mo.; Ira Robinson, St. James, Mo.; Adolph Johnson, Marion, foreman of a bridge gang.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 20 Aug 1907