Princeville, IL Train Wreck, Jul 1903

Engineer And Fireman Killed In Train Wreck

By Associated Press.
Peoria, Ills. July 26.-The Santa Fe limited, out of Chicago for the west, was wrecked at the crossing of the Rock Island near Princeville last night. The accident resulted from an open switch. Engineer Ed O’Brien and Fireman Charles Vogel, both of Fort Madison, Iowa, were instantly killed. Express Messenger R. L. B. Budway and his assistant, Ed Parshall, both of Chicago, sustained minor injuries.

Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph, Colorado Springs, CO 27 Jul 1903