Meaders Bridge, MA Railroad Accident, Nov 1853

FATAL RAIL ROAD ACCIDENT.---Mr. Alonzo Durgin, a brakeman on the freight train of the Cocheon Railroad, was knocked off the top of a car while passing beneath Meader's Bridge on Saturday afternoon last, and instantly killed.--- He was about 26 years of age, was unmarried, and had been employed as a brakeman but a few days.

Barre Gazette, Barre, MA 4 Nov 1853