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Barrett, MN Train Wreck, Aug 1892

Four killed in a railway smashup.

Barrett, Minn., Aug. 30. --- Four persons were killed and a score or more wounded in an accident on the “Soo” road. The train was a regular passenger. Nearing Barrett there is a trestle bridge. The engine and one car had crossed in safety when the bridge collapsed, carrying down two coaches. The four persons instantly killed were as follows;

GUST BERQUIST, Hoffman, Mich.
JAMES L. LANNIA, Cyprus, Minn.
EDWARD SMITH, Dunbar, Wis.
MICHAEL CROCKETT, Ironwood, Mich.

The bridge had been inspected and pronounced perfectly safe.

Davis County Clipper Utah 1892-08-31



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