Hughes Siding, MS Train Wreck, Nov 1901
FOUR KILLED IN WRECK.
Result of Head-End Collision on the Louisville and Nashville at Hughes Siding, Miss.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 21.---The result of a head-end collision between a Louisville and Nashville southbound freight train and a northbound freight train at Hughes Siding, seven miles from this city, at 10 o'clock this morning, four men are dead and seven are hurt.
The impact was terrific. Travel on the road had been delayed five hours as the result of the accident.
T. A. GOGDILL, engineer.
J. C. FITTENBERRY, conductor.
WILLIAM PENN, (colored), brakeman.
ANDERSON IRVING (colored), fireman.
M. H. Everin, conductor;
W. F. Shannon, conductor;
C. Shannon, flagman;
W. H. Hughes, coal inspector;
Preston Pearce, (colored), fireman;
Frank Fancher, (colored), brakeman;
Robert Christian, (colored), brakeman.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Nov 1901