Cumberland, MD Train Accident, Jun 1907

Conductor Killed Near Cumberland.

Special to The Washington Post.

Cumberland, Md., May 24.--John Norris, aged sixty-five, the oldest freight conductor on the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad, was killed this morning near Cumberland by his own train. Norris had been in the employment of the railroad since 1866. He enlisted in the Union army when eighteen, and was in the battle of Gettysburg.

The Washington Post, Washington, DC 25 Jun 1907