Altoona, PA Horseshoe Curve Train Wreck, Feb 1947 - Death Toll 22

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Red Arrow Death Toll Fixed at 22; Accident Probed

Nearly All Wreck Dead Identified

By International News Service.
Altoona, Feb. 19 - Cambria County Coroner Daniel Replogle today announced that persons killed in the wreck of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Red Arrow had been identified. He listed the following victims:

WILLIAM H. MOORE, Pittsburgh, Pa.
M. E. McARDLE, aged 66, engineer on second locomotive, Scottdale, Pa.
RALPH K. HENRY, Derry, Pa., fireman on second locomotive.
JOHN M. PARASACK, Bellwood, Pa., fireman on first locomotive.
JOHN A. DRUMM, DuBois, Pa.
Pvt. GEORGE H. STACY, aged 18, Toledo, Ohio, stationed at Fort Dix, N. J.
MRS. SADIE TAYLOR, New Castle, Del.
CHARLES O. STEINHART, aged 5 1/2, Tiffin, Ohio.
MISS. JULIA BUSH, aged 50, Camden, N. J.
HOMER E. BOHNER, aged 40, mail clerk, Lemoyne, Pa.
PHILIP J. LEIDEN, aged 65, mail clerk, 1306 Twentieth Avenue, Altoona, Pa.
HARLAND L. BOWMAN, mail clerk, Bowmansdale, Pa.
BYRON M. JAKEMAN, aged 38, mail clerk, Philadelphia, Pa.
THEODORE F. KITTEREDGE, aged 30, Baltimore, Md.
JOHN V. LANESE, aged 29, Brooklyn, N. Y.
MRS. BEATRICE WHITE, aged 54, Bridgeton, N. J.
GEORGE E. BOWMAN, aged 47, mail clerk, Tyrone, Pa.
MRS. DOROTHY ENGLISH, aged 20, Midland, Mich.
MRS. LAURA DE JAIFFE, aged 39, Toledo, Ohio.
MRS. INNOCENTA BRUNATTI, aged 60, Wyandotte, Mich.