Gano, OH Train Wreck, Oct 1909


Two Killed and Three Injured in Accident on Big Four.

Cincinnati, Oct. 25.-Two men were killed and three others seriously injured when an engine of a freight train exploded while running at full speed on the Big Four railroad near Gano station, twenty-five miles north of here. Six cars of the train piled on top of the wrecked engine and several thousand dollars' worth of freight was destroyed in the fire that followed. The entire train was derailed.

The dead are: OSCAR PRICE, engineer, Springfield, O.; CHARLES WYCOFF, engineer, Middletown, O. The injured are: HARRY GOBB, head brakeman, Reading, O.; CLAUDE MOCH, fireman, Springfield, O.; HARRY JONES, conductor, Cincinnati. Both engineers who were killed were married and had families.

Indiana Evening Gazette, Indiana, PA 25 Oct 1909