Peabody, KS Train Wreck, Apr 1912

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ENGINEER SAVES TRAIN

PEABODY, Kan. April 13 -- When the trucks of the engine of Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific passenger No. 26 jumped the track near here today, two baggage cars, the smoker and chair car were telescoped and three persons slightly hurt. The train was saved by Engineer A. C. Cooper, who stayed with his engine until be brought it to a stop after running nearly 269 feet over the ties.

Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO 14 Apr 1912