Middletown, NY train accident, Jun 1874
TWO MEN KILLED.
The Ulster county express on the Midland Railroad was thown upon a side track in Middletown , N. Y., on Wednesday evening, by a misplaced switch, colliding with and moving several standing freight cars. Andrew Thompson and John Poole, working under one of the cars, were fatally injured.
The New-Hampshire Patriot, Concord, NH 17 Jun 1874