Amana, IA Train Collision, July 1903


Cedar Rapids, Ia., July 11. -- Two St. Paul freight trains collided Thursday night near Amana. Both engines and 17 cars were piled in a confused mass.
The dead:
JOSEPH DUSEK, fireman, Cedar Rapids.
GEORGE HAYNES, brakeman, Cedar Rapids.
Unidentified man, supposed to be a tramp.
The injured:
Engineer JOSS MARION, slight.
E. C. POELEY, fireman, slight.
Several tramps who were stealing a ride may be under the wreckage. The collision was caused by minreading of orders.

Logansport Reporter Indiana 1903-07-11