San Antonio, TX Train Wreck, Sept 1905

Wreckers Derail Passenger Train

Pile Iron On Track And Engine, Baggage Car And Two Coaches Are Off.

San Antonio, Tex., Sept 16. – Large piles of iron piled on the track supposedly by wreckers derailed the San Antonio & Arkansas passenger railway’s Davy Crockett special shortly after 9 o’clock tonight as the train was leaving the city limits. The engine, baggage car, and two coaches turned completely over. John WOLF, the fireman, was killed and Harry MARTIN, the engineer, was seriously injured, and may die. Two passengers were seriously hurt. All were of this city.

Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, ND 17 Sept 1905