Angora, MN Two Trains Collide Head-On, Dec 1946
5 KILLED; 6 INJURED IN TRAIN COLLISION.
Angora, Minn. (UP) - Railroad officials were questioned Monday as authorities began their investigation
of the head-on collision of 2 Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific railroad
freight trains which killed 5 trainmen and injured 5 others.
The collision occurred early Sunday when northbound and southbound trains, traveling on a single track, met at the top of a grade. The line is operated by the Canadian National railways.
The dead were:
Engineer EDWIN NORDEEN, 50, Hopper, Minn.
Engineer WILLARD YOUNG, 56, Duluth, Minn.
Fireman PAUL KELLY, 42, Duluth Heights, Minn.
Brakeman M. H. PETERSON, 25, Brittmount, Minn.
Brakeman E. G. GERGDAHL, 33, Virginia, Minn.
The most critically injured was Fireman IVER KEITH, 40, Hopper, Minn.
Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowa 1946-12-02