Glenwood, MN Freight Train Collision, Oct 1891

COLLISION ON THE "SOO" ROAD.

FIVE PERSONS KILLED AND SEVEN SERIOUSLY INJURED AT GLENWOOD.

St. Paul, Oct. 27. -- A collision occurred on the "Soo" road at Glenwood today, killing five persons and seriously injuring seven. An extra train telescoped the caboose of a regular freight.
The dead are:
O. E. HELMS, traveling salesman of St. Paul.
FRED RENN.
CONRAD PRINCE.
BRAZEL LYLE.
JOHN COFFIN.
The four last named were from Marticello, Minn.
Physicians were hurriedly brought to the scene and cared for the wounded. MR. HELM'S body was torn to pieces. FRED RENN was roasted to death. He was found in the wreck on top of the boiler.
It is reported the "Soo" Company has caused the arrest of Conductor WOODS and Engineer SMITH of the extra, the blame appearing to rest on them.

Bradford Era Pennsylvania 1891-10-28