Knobnoster, MO Train Wreck, Jul 1908
SIX MEN KILLED IN RAIL CRASH
Thirty-Six Persons Receive Injuries in Railway Accident at Knobnoster, Mo.
KNOBNOSTER, Mo., July 2. -- Six persons were killed and at least 36 injured two miles east of there today when the fast California special train from St. Louis on the Missouri Pacific collided with the St. Louis special train from Kansas City.
The dead: Fred Story, John Hood, M. J. Burke, all three Western Union linemen; W. H. Harding, mail clerk, colored, St. Louis; Train Porter J. W. Fishback, St. Louis; one unidentified man.
Several of the injured were seriously hurt.
Duluth News-Tribune, Duluth, MN 3 Jul 1908
SIX PERSONS KILLED IN RAILWAY WRECK
Scores Injured in Collision on the Missouri Pacific Road
TRAINS RUNNING AT GREAT SPEED
Fast California Special and Kansas City Train Come Together
(By the Associated Press)
List of Dead
FRED S. TORY
M. J. BURKE. All three Western Union linemen.
W. H. HARDING, mail clerk, colored, St. Louis.
Train Porter J. W. Fishback, St. Louis.
One unidentified man.
Partial List of Injured
W. M. HORNBEAK, Washington, D. C., bruised.
MRS. W. A. LITTLE, Washington to Wallace, Idaho; slightly injured.
AGNES RUPORE, Roswell, N. M., bruised arm.
JOSE VIRELING, Roswell, N., M. head cut.