Carroll, MI Train Wreck, Jan 1909

RAILROAD SMASHUP

WRECK OF THE GRAND TRUCK AT CARROLL, MICH.

One Man of Pay Car Crew Seriously Injured -- Other Slightly Hurt.

Special to the Daily Telegram

Saginaw, Mich., Jan. 20. -- An engine and pay car smashed into the rear of regular Grand Trunk passenger train No. 34, southbound from Bay City, to Durant, at Carroll, about eight o'clock today.

The Injured.

Marcus Montier, payear chief, of Detroit, was internally injured, condition serious.

George Towels, payear clerk, Detroit, back hurt, and ribs broken.

Arthur Gore, payear conductor, head cut, hip, back and shoulder hurt.

Wm. St. Louis, fireman payear engine, Detroit, hurt in jumping.

John Miller, express agent of passenger train, ankle sprained in jumping.

Frank Gilliard, passenger, Bay City, head hurt.

Frank Glover, passenger, Bay City, arm injured.

The accident was due to a heavy fog.  When the passenger [train] stopped on the flag station the pay train engineer did not know it and was following so close that he could not stop in time.

Daily Telegram, Adrian, MI 20 Jan 1909