Bowling Green, KY Railroad Yard Accident, Sept 1891

Courier Journal newspaper, Louisville, KY - Saturday 5 September 1891


A Car Repairer Killed in the Yards at Bowling Green

Bowling Green, KY - Sept 4 -(Special) - At 8 o'clock this morning, Joseph Newton, a car repairer, while at work on a damaged car in the L & N yards here, was crushed in such a horrible manner between two cars that his death was the matter of only a little time. He was at work at one end of a car standing in the yard, when another train backed against the car on which he was at work, and caused the accident. Newton was thirty years of age, was married and the father of four children. He had been in the employ of the L & N for a number of years.