Orono Basin Mills, ME Train Wreck, Jan 1898

SIX CARS DITCHED.

SPREADING RAILS CAUSE A DISASTROUS WRECK IN MAINE.

TWO KILLED AND MANY HURT.

SEVERAL OF THOSE WHO WERE INJURED WILL PROBABLY DIE.

Old Town, Me., Jan. 29. -- The St. John train No. 29 known also as the provincial express, was wrecked in the cut at Orono Basin Mills at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon, and six cars, including the smoker, were turned topsy-turvy into the ditch. One of the passenger cars, in which were a large number of persons, was almost entirely demolished. Two persons were killed and more than a score injured, several probably fatally.
The dead are:
JENNIE S. MURRAY, St. Stephen, N.H.
MRS. D. CUNNINGHAM, Troy, Me.
The injured are:
DANIEL CUNNINGHAM, Troy, Me., badly crushed about the head and legs, will die.
HOWARD L. MADDOX, Snowhegan, Me., student at University of Maine, fracture of skull, may die.
STANLEY BEAN, Berlin Falls, N.H., compound fracture of skull, will probably die.
C. E. WHITTIER, Skowhegan, internally injured and cut about the head.
MRS. JOHN TREAT, Enfield, Me., fracture of ribs, scalp wounds and other injuries.
JULIAN H. MERRILL, Portland, spine injured.
E. S. KRUGER, Kansas, scalp wound.
MRS. STANLEY BEAN, Berlin Falls, severely bruised.
R. B. McLEAN, St. John, N.B., fracture of ribs, head cut.
REV. MR. D. J. McGRATH, Winn, Me., internal injuries and scalp wounds.
J. T. HINCH, Danforth, Me., cuts on head.
MRS. MOSES H. WADLEIGH, Old Town, bruises and suffering from shock.
RUFUS S. PIERCE, Old Town, severe contusions and cuts.
W. HINCKLEY, Old Town, leg injured.
J. B. RUSSELL, Old Town, face cut.
J. E. LEAVITT, Old Town, fractured jaw.
ISAAC VARNEY, Halliwell, fracture of collarbone.
ROBERT CARSON, St. Matthews, N.B., shoulder dislocated.
OSCAR E. WINECKLEY, Old Town, leg injured.
J. T. THOMPSON, Pittsburg, contusions, back and chest injured.
MISS DAVIS, Old Town, cuts and bruises.
FRANK JENKINS, Vanceboro, fireman, cut about head and other injuries.
DR. P. H. JONES, Springfield, Mass., contusions and injuries to chest.
MRS. JOHN SWEET, Enfield, ribs fractured, scalp wounds, arms injured and fingers crushed.
REV. MR. JONES, Orono, cuts on head.
MRS. P. H. JONES, Springfield, Mass., scalp wounds, injuries to back and hip.
MISS EAMES, Old Town, cut about face.

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