Binghamton, NY Train Accident, Feb 1910


Howard R. Whaley, D., L. & W. Fireman Died at Hospital of the Good Shepherd.

HOWARD R. WHALEY, 23 years old, of 507 South Wilbur avenue, died at the Hospital of the Good Shepherd at [illegible] o'clock this morning of injuries received by falling from an engine in the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western railroad yards at Binghamton on Monday. Whaley, who was employed by the company as locomotive fireman, lost his balance and struck one of the pits where the engines are dumped. He sustained a consussion of the brain and bruises over his left eye. He was brought to this city and taken to the hospital in a serious condition, where he died. The remains were sent to Auburn this morning. The funeral will be held there on Monday from the home of his parents.

Syracuse Herald, Syracuse, NY 5 Feb 1910