Truro, NS Train Accident, Apr 1873


Halifax, April 4. - Last night a coal train from Picton ran off the track west of Truro, and soon after the inter-colonial express train, from St. John, N.B., came along and ran into the freight train.
The engineer, CAMERON, and baggage-master, HUNT, were killed.
None of the passengers were injured. Among the passengers were the agents of the White Star Line, who were coming to this place to look after the Atlantic.

Knoxville Weekly Chronicle Tennessee 1873-04-09