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Butte, MT train wreck, Jan 1897

TWO MEN KILLED

And Two Doctors, Going as Relief, Badly Hurt.

Special to The Journal.

Butte, Mont., Jan. 11. - P. H. Hisson and James O'Connell of St. Paul, bridge men on the Great Northern, were instantly killed by being thrown from a high trestle, about two miles east of this city. Dr. Freund and Superintendent Burns, of the Montana Central, while going to the scene of the accident, sustained serious injuries by a head-end collision between their special and a switch engine. Dr. Freund was badly cut about the head and was removed to a hospital. Hisson, one of the dead bridge men, has a wife and several children living in St. Paul.

The Minneapolis Journal, Minneapolis, MN 11 Jan 1897



article | by Dr. Radut