Elgin, TX Boy Killed by Train, Apr 1905

BOY KILLED BY TRAIN.

Struck by Passenger Two Miles South of Elgin.

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.

Smithville, Tex., April 23. -- The southbound Katy passenger train which arrived here at 5 o'clock this afternoon struck and killed a 12-year-old boy about two miles south of Elgin.  He was picked up by the train crew and brought back to this place, but was taken back to Elgin on the first train. The remains were identified as those of Charley Snowden, son of W. C. Snowden, who lives only a short distance from the place where the boy was killed.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Apr 1905