Bristol, RI Train Runs into Cattle, Jul 1873

Railway Accident.

PROVIDENCE, July 21.---To-day a passenger train on the Bristol Railroad ran into a head of cattle two miles this side of Bristol. The engine and one car were thrown from the track, and the engineer, RUFUS SHIPPEE, killed. None of the passengers were injured.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 22 Jul 1873