Post Siding, MN Train Wreck, Nov 1894


Disastrous Head on Collision.

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 6.--There was a head on collision on the St. Paul & Duluth road at Post Siding yesterday afternoon. The down passenger train ran into the up freight, the pilots of both engines were smashed, the cars ditched and the passengers badly shaken up. Only one person was badly injured, a boy named Crosby, living at White Bear. He was standing on the front platform of a passenger car, and was thrown off. The passenger train had the right of way.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 6 Nov 1894