East Cairo, KY Train Collision, Mar 1897

A COLLISION.

WYCKLIFEE, Ky., March 10 -- The northbound Illinois Central St. Louis express collided with a freight train at East Cairo, Ky., at 1:20 o'clock this morning, killing fireman WALTER ROGERS, colored, and injuring Telegraph Operator GODWIN BOAZ, who was in the station, which was knocked over into the back water by the passenger engine, which left the track.

The Fort Wayne News Indiana 1897-03-10