La Fox, IL Rear End Collision, Jan 1903
THREE KILLED OUTRIGHT.
AND SEVERAL MORE INJURED IN COLLISION ON CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN.
Chicago, January 28. -- Three persons were killed, four seriously injured and eight slightly hurt in a rear-end collision between stock trains on the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, near La Fox, Illinois, this morning.
The dead are:
A. A. AMERY, Scranton, Iowa.
_____ COE, Woodbine, Iowa.
_____ LANE, Vail, Iowa.
The seriously injured:
H. JOHNSTON, Clinton, Iowa.
WILLIAM JOCHIMS, Schleswig, Iowa.
EVERS NEILSON, Schleswig, Iowa.
ALBERT PLAYMAN, Dunlap, Iowa.
The trains came together in a dense fog, the engine of the rear train crashing into the caboose ahead without warning to the passengers. The latter were, for the most part, stockmen in charge of stock on the way to Chicago and the East.
Houston Daily Post Texas 1903-01-29