Skillman, NJ Train Wreck, Apr 1893
Rear End Collision on the Reading Road.
Bound Brook, April 15. A rear end collision took place this morning on the Philadelphia and R-Reading Road at Skillman Station, three miles from here, and John J. HILLIARD of Elizabeth, Frederick FRANCIS of Jersey City, and Claude FLAVILLE of Philadelphia were injured.
An engine plowed into the rear car of an express train which had stopped for orders, and the three men mentioned were caught in the wreck.
The telegraph operator at Skillman fainted when he saw the accident and it was some time before he could be restored to consciousness.
Travel was delayed for several hours.
The New York Times, New York, NY 16 Apr 1893