Mitchell's Farm, NY Train Wreck, Jun 1907
Collision on Auburn Branch of N. Y. Central Results in Killing of Some Passengers and Injuring of Others-Three Syracusans Suffer.
ROCHESTER, JUNE 24. - FIVE PERSONS ARE DEAD AND ALMOST TWO SCORE, SOME OF WHOM MAY DIE, WERE INJURED IN A HEAD-ON COLLISION ON THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD AT MITCHELL'S FARM, NINE MILES EAST OF THIS CITY AT 11O'CLOCK LAST NIGHT.
The dead are:
Miles S. Cutting, aged 60 years, station agent at Railroad Mills.
J. McArthur of North Tonawanda, aged 45
B. B. Vroom of East Buffalo, Freight Brakeman
Unidentified man, height five feet eight inches, very bald: light complexion, sandy mustached, lavender shirt, striped trousers, patent leather shoes.
The injured are: -
James C. Lyons, engineer, 44 years old, badly scalded; may die.
Seth Norman, fireman 23 years, left foot and leg badly crushed, also burned about the body.
Thomas Welsh, 124 North Geddes street, Syracuse, right leg painfully lacerated.
James O'Brien, Youngstown, OH, face lacerated.
H. Miller, Syracuse, hand burned, will recover.
Martin Hyde, fireman of passenger, this city, arm fractured.
Emmett Lyons, 14 years old, this city.q