Frazee, MN Train Wreck, Feb 1906
TWO TRAINMEN PROBABLY FATALLY HURT AT FRAZEE, MINN.
Frazee, Minn., Feb. 15. -- Freight train No. 162 on the Northern Pacific was wrecked here by the explosion of the boiler of the locomotive.
JOHN THOMPSON, brakeman, was thrown thirty yards. He suffered a broken leg and internal injuries and it is believed he will die. Engineer ARTHUR BREEN was blown through the side of the cab. He struck an embankment twenty-five yards away and is badly injured internally. He is not expected to survive. The head brakeman was also severely injured.
The engine and cab were demolished and the entire train of seven cars were piled up in a confused mass of debris. The injured men were taken to the hospital at Brainerd.
Austin Daily Herald Minnesota 1906-02-15