North Troy, VT Train Wreck, Aug 1883


BOSTON, August 2d.--A special to the Journal from Newport, Vt., says the express train of the Southeastern Railroad, from here to Montreal was derailed three miles from North Troy, and the whole train wrecked. Two parlor cars, one baggage and one passenger car and a new engine made a complete wreck. A lady from Derby was fatally injured, and some fourteen others seriously qurt{sic}. Fred. Tierce of Stanstead, Quebec, and his servant were very badly hurt. Some of the injured were brought here, and others to Newport Centre and North Troy, it is the most severe accident of the kind which ever occurred in this vicinity. Everything is being done by the Railroad Company for the sufferers. There were fifty passengers aboard.

San Francisco Bulletin, San Francisco, CA 2 Aug 1883