Hawarden, IA Train Wreck, May 1903

Wash-Out Proves Fatal.

Sioux City, May 27.-- A Northwestern passenger train was wrecked near Hawarden this morning by a wash-out. The engineer and fireman jumped. The injured foreman, THOMAS FIZER of Eagle Grove, Iowa, was placed in the rear coach. A relief train from Hawarden got beyond control of the engineer and crashed into the wrecked train, killling Fireman FISHER. The engineer was not seriously hurt. The passengers escaped with a shaking up.

The Marshfield Times Wisconsin 1903-05-29