Belmont, OH Train Wreck, May 1915

Wreck In Front Of Depot Belmont OH wreck

TWO KILLED, SIX MISSING IN OHIO FREIGHT SMASH.

St. Clairsville, O., May 14. -- Two train riders were killed, two were injured perhaps fatally and six are missing under the wreckage of fourteen steel cars that were piled in front of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station at Belmont near here, by the wreck of a fast freight train late today. The train was making fast time when a drawbar is reported to have broken and derailed fourteen cars in one of which twenty vagrants are said to have been riding. No trainmen were hurt. All traffic is tied up and all telephone and telegraph wires to Belmont are down.

The Indianapolis Star Indiana 1915-05-15