Hamden, CT Train Accident, Jan 1873


New Haven, Conn., Jan. 30. -- The 5 3/4 P.M. passenger train from this city, for Northampton, on the New Haven and Northampton Railroad, was thrown from the track, at Hamden, about four miles from this city, this evening, by a broken rail. Sixteen persons were injured. A wrecking train was sent to the spot, and succeeded in clearing the track about midnight.
The following is a list of the injured:
DR. GEORGE R. SHEPPARD, of Collinsville, injured in the face.
THOMAS DOODY, of Southampton, Mass., dangerous internal injuries.
MRS. DOODY, his wife, had a flesh wound.
J. R. UPSON, of Marion, Conn., badly cut.
MRS. DOOLITTLE, of Cheshire, Conn., flesh injuries.
BRYAN McMAHON, of New Haven, left arm injured.
MRS. ANTHONY FRIEDEL, of Collinsville, Conn.
MRS. SAMANTHA HINE, of Southwick, Mass.
WM. A. FITCH, of South Washington, Conn.
NELLIE CAIN, of Cheshire were all slightly injured.

The New York Times New York 1873-01-31