Granbury, TX Train Accident, Jul 1900

Boy Hurt by a Train.

Special To The News

Granbury, Tex., July 14. – Buster COGDELL, aged 12 years, had his left arm fearfully mangled at the Rio Grande depot today while attempting to climb a freight car. His foot slipped and he fell between the cars, a wheel striking his arm lengthwise, cutting the flesh from the bone for four inches above and below the elbow. It is thought that amputation will not be necessary.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 16 Jul 1900