Danville, KY Train Wreck, May 1895

Two Tramps Killed in a Freight Wreck.

DANVILLE, Ky., May 25.----In a freight wreck on the Cincinnati and Southern railroad near here early in the morning two men were killed and five others wounded. The injured men were all tramps, two of them being negroes. The dead men are: Stanley Davis (white), of Chattanooga; D. R. Stocks (colored). The wreck was caused by the breaking of an axle of a box car. Thirteen cars, loaded with iron, dressed lumber and coal, were ditched. The wreck took place on a high hill, and the cars rolled down the hill in a heap.

Middletown Daily Argus, Middletown, NY 25 May 1895