Buckholts, TX Fell From Train, Jul 1900

Santa Fe Brakeman Pitches Out the Side Door of a Caboose.

Special To The News.

Temple, Tex., July 21. – Lon BOYLEN, an ex-conductor, but acting as brakeman on the Santa Fe, fell from his caboose side door this evening as the train was pulling out of Buckholts. The accident was discovered almost immediately and when picked up, the unfortunate man was unconscious, and died tonight at 9:30 o’clock. He was an old employe (sic) of the road and very popular. He has a family.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Jul 1900