Fluchtown, KY Railroad Accident, Jan 1890


Cincinnati, O., Jan. 9. -- At Fluchtown, Ky., near Newport, the rails on the Louisville & Nashville road spread and caused a wreck of an engine backing toward Newport. The tender was forced up the side of an embankment and was overturned with the engine.
CLARENCE MESFORD, night clerk at the round-house was instantly killed.
Engineer CHARLES BLUGG was badly cut about the head.
Fireman GEORGE COLLOTY received painful injuries.
THOMAS McCUNE, riding on the engine, was also hurt.

Fort Wayne Gazette Indiana 1890-01-10