Chicago, IL Killed Coupling Freight Cars, Sept 1887

Charles Collins, a brakeman in the employ of the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway, was killed Thursday evening while engaged in coupling freight cars. The body was conveyed on a train to the Union depot and from there was sent to the Morgue. Collins was 26 years of age, unmarried, and formerly lived at Fort Wayne.

Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL 10 Sept 1887