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Duck Hill, MS Train Wreck, May 1884

WRECK OF A PASSENGER TRAIN.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 4.---The south bound Illinois Central passenger train was wrecked near Duck Hill, Miss., at 10:30 last night because a rail was placed across the track. The engineer was killed. No others were badly hurt.

The New York Times, New York, NY 5 May 1884



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