Clayton, KS Freight Trains Wreck, Sept 1930

Clayton, KS Train Wreck, Sept 28, 1930 Clayton, KS Train Wreck, Sept 28, 1930


DENVER, Sept. 29 (I.N.S.) -- Confusion over train orders is said to have caused a head-on collision on the Rock Island railroad near Jennings, Kans*., last night, which resulted in the deaths of the engineers on each train and injury to a brakeman. The dead are Frank V. Hill and Roy Lasley, both of Goodland, Kans. The injured brakeman is Charles S. Tuttle, also of Goodland. Train service over the Rock Island tracks will be delayed practically all of today, while the wreckage is cleared away. Investigations are under way.

San Diego Union, San Diego, CA 30 Sept 1930

*Jennings, KS is about 5 miles from Clayton, KS