Patapsco, MD Train Wreck, Jun 1905

TWENTY-FIVE DEAD.

INJURIES OF OTHERS IN TRAIN WRECK MAY PROVE FATAL.

VICTIMS ARE RAILROAD MEN.

OCCUPIED CARS AND PLATFORMS, WHICH WERE DEMOLISHED.

AWFUL SCENES AS DEAD AND MANGLED MEN LAY BESIDE THE TRACKS AND CRUSHED UNDER THE DEBRIS -- RELIEF TRAINS FROM WESTMINSTER AND BALTIMORE -- THE COLLISION WAS DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE FREIGHT CREW TO OBEY ORDERS.

Baltimore, Md., June 18. -- The death roll of last night's disaster on the Western Maryland Railroad
now foots up twenty-five, and this number is likely to be increased from among the list of those grievously mangled.
The List of the Dead.
Those taken from the wreck dead and who have since died of their injuries were:
GEORGE B. COVELL, Baltimore, engineer of passenger train No. 5.
JOHN CROUSE, Tanneytown, Md., engineer of freight engine No. 41.
V. O. DERR, Hagerstown, conductor of freight train.
JAMES GROSHOW, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
CHARLES KELLY, Thurmond, Md., railroad laborer.
L. D. RICE, Hagerstown, engineer of freight engine No. 43.
CHARLES T. MILLER, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
FRANK SWEENEY, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
HARRY SWEENEY, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
McCLELLAN SWEENEY, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
WILLIAM T. SWEENEY, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
JOHN ST. LEGER, fireman, Baltimore.
Fireman KNIPPLE, of engine No. 41, Baltimore.
Fireman McNANAMEE, of engine No. 43, of Baltimore.
Substitute Fireman STOTT.
J. WOOLARD, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
ELMER MILLER, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
NELSON FRALEY, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
J. W. SHUPP, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
GEORGE STIMMEL, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
JOSEPH STITELY, Catoctin, Md., railroad laborer.
CHARLES GOOBLE, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
DANIEL MYERS, Highfield, Md., railroad laborer.
CALVIN BENNER, Catoctin, Md., railroad laborer.
EDWARD MARTIN, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer.
Those Seriously Injured.
The seriously injured, some of whom are believed to be beyond the possibility of recovery:
JOHN BEIBER, Catoctin, Md., railroad laborer; left heel torn off and badly cut about the head; will probably die.
GUY LYNN, Middleburg, Md., railroad laborer; both legs fractured, burns about the head, and internally injured; may die.
WILLIAM SHUFF, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer;
fractures of both legs.
MILTON STANBAUGH, Double Pipe Creek, Md., railroad laborer; fractured left leg and burned on left arm.
A. W. WILLAR, Thurmont, Md., railroad laborer; burned on face and hands; condition serious.

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