Roseburg, OR Bridge Collapses Kills Six, Aug 1911
DEFECTIVE TIMBER CAUSES ACCIDENT.
SIX MEN KILLED IN OREGON WHEN BRIDGE COLLAPSES.
Roseburg, Ore., Aug. 25. -- Six men were killed and five injured when a bridge over the Umpqua River, sixteen miles northeast of here, collapsed and fell into the river, sixty feet below.
The dead are:
Defective timber in the upper frame work of the main span, on which the ten men were working, caused the accident.
Austin Daily Herald Minnesota 1911-08-25