La Fox, IL Train Wreck, Jan 1903
Four Killed on Chicago and Northwestern.
Four Killed, Four Injured.
Chicago, Jan. 29. â€“ Four persons were killed, four seriously injured and eight slightly injured in a rear-end collision between stock trains on the Chicago and Northwestern railway near La Fox, Ill., yesterday.
The trains came together in a dense fog, the engine of the rear train crashing into the caboose ahead without warning to the fated passengers. The latter were for the most part stockmen in charge of stock on the way to Chicago and the east.
The Daily Courier, Connelsville, PA 29 Jan 1903
CHICAGO, Jan. 28.- Three persons were killed, four seriously injured and eight slightly injured in a rear end collision between stock trains on the Chicago & Northwestern railroad today near La Fox, Ills., this morning. The dead:
A. A. AMERY, Scranton, Ia.
--- LINE, Dale, Ia.
--- COE, Woodbine, Ia.
The trains came together in a dense fog.
Olympia Daily Recorder, Olympia, WA 28 Jan 1903