Danvers, MA Train Accident, Jul 1854

Fatal Railroad Accident.

Boston, Monday, July 17.

At Danvers, this morning, as two young ladies, daughter of FREDERICK HOWES, Esq., of Boston, were attempting to cross the Railroad track in a wagon, the Manchester train came along, and dashed the wagon to pieces, instantly killing one of the ladies, and mangling the other so badly that she cannot survive.

The New York Times, New York, NY 18 Jul 1854