Brownwood, TX Train Wreck, May 1908

TRAIN WRECKED; 10 CARS DESTROYED

Santa Fe Freight Leaves the Track Near Brownwod[sic].

Special to the Telegram.

BROWNWOOD, Texas, May 18.---A bad freight wreck occurred last night on the Santa Fe eight miles east of Brownwood. Ten cars were demolished and considerable track was torn up. Conductor Hollingsworth was slightly injured on the head. The train was westbound and running doubleheader. Spreading rails caused the wreck.

The Fort Worth Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 18 May 1908