Lexington, KY Train Wreck, Oct 1905
TWELVE PERSONS ARE INJURED.
RAILROAD TRAIN HURLED FROM A BRIDGE INTO A CREEK.
Lexington, Ky., Oct. 28 -- Passengers on the Louisville Southern train No. 9, due here at 7 p.m., had a narrow escape when the train was hurled from a bridge seven miles from here into a creek forty feet below. Twelve persons were injured, but none was killed.
The seriously injured are:
W. L. HERNDON, mail clerk.
JOSEPH THOMPSON, express messenger.
WILLIAM HUTCHINSON, conductor.
J. W. HUGHES, Lexington.
EDWARD DOWLING, Louisville.
The tender, mail and baggage coaches and smoker were splintered and thrown into the creek, and the bridge which was 150 feet long, entirely destroyed.
Daily Telegram Eau Claire Wisconsin 1905-10-28