Birmingham, AL Train Collision, July 1890


Birmingham, Ala., July 11. - Disregard of orders caused a collision between a freight and passenger train on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad eight miles south of this city at six o'clock yesterday morning.
Five people were instantly killed and a sixth fatally injured.
The killed are Engineers JOHN GREEN and JOHN WEBB, of this city, colored Firemen JIM ARMSTEAD and BOB WILSON and a white pumpman named PARR. BEN SWOPE, colored, an extra fireman, was fatally injured.

Burlington Republican Kansas 1890-07-18