Greenville, TX Train Wreck, Oct 1909


Dallas, Texas, Oct. 12.---Four people were killed, one man was fatally injured and a score of others were less seriously hurt in a collision near Greenville today on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad. The wreck occurred at a small watering station eight miles north of Greenville. A freight train had stopped for water when a passenger train carrying a crowd of carnival people en route to the Dallas state fair struck the rear end. Four persons were killed out-right, while the fifth man is probably fatally injured. The dead and injured were sent to Dallas.

The Weekly Sentinel, Fort Wayne, IN 13 Oct 1909