Lansing, MI Wrecking Train Accident, Nov 1889

A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT.

Lansing, Mich., Oct. 13. -- While the wrecking crew was engaged in cleaing away the freight wreck on the Lansing & Trannet Railway today, the hoisting beam of the steam derrick fell upon a group of over a dozen men.
Killed were, PETER QUINN, conductor of the construction train, of West Bay City; GEORGE RUBY, of Jackson, a machinist, and JOHN TENTILE, a brakeman, of Bay City.
The two former leave families. The other men escaped injury.

Sandusky Ohio Gazette 1889-11-13