Burlington, VT Train Wreck, Aug 1867

Railroad Accident in Vermont-Train Intentionally Thrown front the Track.

BURLINGTON, Vt., Friday, Aug. 2. The 10 P.M. express train of the Rutland and Burlington Railroad was thrown down an embankment and badly smashed up ten miles south of this city last night, by ties mahciously[sic] placed across the track and in the cattle guard. The train was behind time and running at increased speed, and the obstruction was not seen in time to check the train. The entire train went off, and the engine demolished, but no one was seriously injured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 3 Aug 1867