Caperton, WV Train Wreck, Jan 1909

Two Killed in Train Wreck.

Huntington, W. Va., Jan. 6 -- Thomas Edwards, Barboursville, brakeman, and Fireman Pete Trent of Russell, Ky., were killed when train No. 1, of the Chesapeake & Ohio ran into an open switch at Caperton Tuesday.  Leaving the rails, the train plunged over a steep embankment.

Belleville News Democrat, Belleville, IL 6 Jan 1909