Saluda, NC Train Wreck, Aug 1908

TRAIN IN WASHOUT: ENGINEER IS KILLED

Asheville, N. C., Aug. 29.---Southern Railway freight train No. 63 was ditched by a washout between Saluda and Flat Rock at 8:30 tonight.

Engineer Lee London, of this city, was buried beneath the debris and his body was found late tonight.

Details are meagre, telegraphic and telephonic communications being difficult, owning to the damage done to wires by heavy storms of yesterday and Sunday.

Fireman W. H. Phillips of Hendersonville, is reported seriously injured. A wrecking train has left here for Saluda.

The Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, AL 26 Aug 1908