Menoken, KS Train Wreck, July 1930

TWO KILLED IN KANSAS WRECK.

UNION PACIFIC FREIGHT TRAINS IN COLLISION WEST OF TOPEKA.

Topeka, Kas., July 25 -- (AP) -- Two men were dead and four others injured today as the result of a train crash last night near Manoken, Kas., when one Union Pacific freight train ran into the rear of another.
The dead:
O. C. RAU, Kansas City, brakeman.
JOHN QUAKENBUSH, Kansas City, conductor.
Both were members of the train crew and were riding in the caboose of the train that was hit.
All of those injured were passengers in the caboose. JOHN WEBB, Kansas City, district Postal Telegraph foreman, was the most severely injured, receiving cuts, bruises and possible internal injuries. Others injured were JOHN H. GILMAN, Topeka, engineer for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.; C. C. FOX, Chicago, Postal Telegraph engineer, and R. H. WESTLER, Kansas City, Kas., brakeman.

The Lincoln Star Nebraska 1930-07-25