Denver, CO Train Wreck, Oct 1897
Engineer and Assistant Run Over by Their Own Engine.
Denver, Col., Oct. 15.---While driving down a steep grade on the way to a fire yesterday Lee Bottom, driver of a steamer of the City Fire Department, was thrown from his seat. The engine passed over his body, instantly killing him. W. F. Morley, a fireman, was also thrown from the engine and sustained injuries that are likely to prove fatal.
Boston Morning Journal, Boston, MA 15 Oct 1897