Robbs, IL Train Wreck, Jan 1939

CRASH KILLS 3.

FOURTH TRAINMAN INJURED WHEN FREIGHT TRAIN CRACKS UP.

Vienna, Ill., -- (INS) -- Three members of the crew were killed and another trainman today was in a Paducah, Ky., hospital as the aftermath of an Illinois Central freight train wreck one mile north of Robbs, Ill., last night.
ADOLPH WEST of Paducah, Ky., the engineer of the train.
WALTER CHOATE, of Reeseville, Ill., fireman.
SIMON WATERBURY, brakeman whose home address is unknown were killed.

Mansfield News Journal Ohio 1939-01-10