Erie, CO Train Accident, Feb 1896


Denver, Feb. 11.---Brakeman L. R. Griggs fell from a Union Pacific train at Erie at 1:30 this afternoon and was run over and killed by the engine. The train was an accommodation and was backing over a switch. Griggs is supposed to have lost his footing but as no one saw the accident it will probably never be known how he came to his untimely death.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen, CO 15 Feb 1896