Bronte, TX Dirt Cave In, Mar 1911


Accident Occurs While Men Were at Work Removing Dirt from Base of Bridge Over Colorado River.

Special To The News.

Bronte, Coke Co., Tex., March 21.---News has reached here of the death at 5 p.m. today of Jim Rushing, B. Morrow, Morris Hall and Frank Casey, all of Robert Lee, who were employed in removing dirt for the base of the county bridge over the Colorado River at that place when the bank caved, entombing them under six feet of dirt. All the bodies have been recovered.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Mar 1911