Harpster, OH Train Wreck, Oct 1910

Crash Scene Harpster, Ohio Hocking Valley Train Wreck, Oct 1910

DEATH CLAIMS TWO IN WRECK.

HOCKING VALLEY TRAIN DITCHED NEAR HARPSTER.

TWO MORE VICTIMS WILL DIE.

TENDER JUMPS TRACK AND TWO PASSENGER COACHES GO OVER 15-FOOT EMBANKMENT -- IS SAME TRAIN THAT WAS IN DISASTER AT LEMOYNE LAST MONTH IN WHICH THREE LOST LIVES -- VILLAGERS AID IN RESCUING INJURED FROM WRECKAGE.

The Dead.
MRS. MARY ANN COOK, 81, Bluffton, O.
Unknown Woman, thought to be Toledo nurse.
Fatally Injured.
DAVID THOMPSON, Leroy, Kan., back severely injured and two ribs fractured.
MRS. THOMPSON, his wife, back broken, legs paralyzed.

Injured.
MRS. M. J. SULLIVAN, Marion, bruised about head and face.
DR. J. W. McMURRAY, Marion, foot out of joint. Reset it himself.
JAMES WILTSHIRE, Columbus, conductor, slight scalp wound.
A. J. LATHOUSE, Columbus, Hocking Valley electrical engineer, fractured hip.
MRS. H. L. KIRKPATRICK, McDonald, W. Va., wound in right leg, received in railroad wreck a year ago, reopened.
A. G. WISEMAN, Columbus, left side and face injured.
C. N. BRAUM, Groveport, Ohio, salesman for International Harvester company, left side and face injured.
THOMAS P. KEARNS, Columbus, state inspector of workshops and factories, lacerated hand and arm.
LESTER REDDING, Columbus, assistant to KEARNS, back injured.
C. CREAMER, Columbus, brakeman, right wrist broken.
FRED CRIMM, Columbus, head cut.
CHARLES SMALLWOOD, Baltimore, left hip hurt.
ED BROOKS, Cleveland, manager Edwards animal show, back hurt internally.
D. W. McCLAY, Coopersville, O., back and right shoulder hurt.
MRS. GEORGE C. EDMONDS, Columbus, right shoulder and left hand badly cut.
MRS. ANNA SLINGER, Grand Rapids, Mich., face badly cut.
CHARLES ZOTTERDAM, Columbus, baggageman, bruised.
J. G. MICK, Chicago, back wrenched.
MRS. A. C. STONE, Columbus, back hurt.

Upper Sandusky, O., Oct. 21. -- Two dead, two fatally injured and 51 more or less seriously injured is the record of the wreck of Hocking Valley train No. 33, from Columbus to Toledo, which jumped the track near Harpster. Railroad officials refuse to talk.

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