Meriden, CT Train Wreck, Nov 1906

MERIDEN, Conn., Nov. 29.---Two light coupled engines, north-bound from New Haven on the main line of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, crashed into a stalled freight train above Yalesville this morning, demolishing the caboose, two box cars, and one flat car, which was laden with oil barrels. Eugene Fowler of Windsor Locks and a brakeman named Lee, who were in the caboose, were badly injured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 30 Nov 1906

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