Calera, AL Train Accident, May 1923


BIRMINGHAM, ALA., May 14.--Special to The Advertiser--Robert Walton Persons, 24, switchman of the Louisville and Nashville railroad, was instantly killed in the yards at Calera early Friday morning, when he was caught between two box cars while in an attempt to couple them.

His body was sent to Anniston for funeral and burial.

Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, AL 15 May 1923