St. Louis, MO Electric Street Car Wreck, Mar 1897

Electric Cars Collide.

Car No. 52 of the Grand Avenue Railway collided with No. 418 of the Mound City Line at Grand and Lee avenues at 10 o'clock last night. Both cars were badly damaged, and the whole side of No. 418 was crushed in. Two little girls were sitting in the front seat of the latter car at the time, but it is not known whether either was injured. The damage to the cars will amount to $350. No. 418 was in charge of Conductor Callahan and Motorman Doyle. No report of the collision was made to the police.

The St. Louis Republic, St. Louis, MO 29 Mar 1897