Weston, NE Train Wreck, Aug 1889
Killed and Crippled.
OMAHA, Aug., 6.---A defective culvert at Weston, Neb., on the Union Pacific, this morning caused the wreck of a freight train drawn by two engines. Engineer Mitchell was killed, switchman Conklin fatally injured, and engineer Morgan crippled for life.
Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV 7 Aug 1889