Turner, OR Train Goes Over Trestle, Nov 1890
DOWN TO DEATH.
A SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRAIN RUNS OFF A BRIDGE.
LIST OF KILLED AND INJURED.
THE SOUTH-BOUND TRAIN, FILLED WITH PASSENGERS, JUMPS OFF A BRIDGE NEAR TURNER, OREGON.
Portland, Or., November 12. -- The south-bound passenger train on the Oregon division of the Southern Pacific railroad ran off a high bridge, between Salem and Turner, Or., tonight. Five are reported killed and nearly every person on the train in more or less injured. The cause of the accident is not known.
Portland, Or., November 12. -- A reporter from Salem went to the scene, but has not yet returned. It is reported here that the engineer and fireman were both killed and many of the passengers injured.
Portland, November 12. -- The wrecking train with physicians left here about midnight for the scene of the wreck. It will, however, not reach there until late, as the distance is about sixty miles. One report received says every car in the train except one Pullman sleeper went off the bridge.
Salem, Or., November 12. -- 2 P.M.
Engineer JOHN McFADDEN, Fireman FINNEAL and an unknown man riding on the front platform were killed. In all about a dozen are seriously injured. Nearly every passenger on the train was injured. Conductor CONSER C. GRIEBAL was badly wounded.
Wounded And Injured.
Captain J. JACK CRAWFORD, the post scout, bruised.
CHARLES VAUGHN, Forest Grove, leg broken.
FRANK CLEAVES and wife, formerly of Salem, backs hurt.
R. F. DODD, Victoria, B. C., broken leg.
JOHN FENGILY, 1938E, Tacoma, hip out of joint, and wife also hurt.
W. S. BOWEN, Portland, shoulder probably broken.
Captain EVELL, San Francisco, both legs broken near the ankle.
MYER WOLHEIM, Mt. Vernon, bruised.
WILLIAM TONGUE, side and hand bruised and smashed, and in the fall his tongue was almost bitten in two.
SAMUEL ANSON, New York city, side and back sprained.
MRS. T. C. BERLY and MAY and NELLIE BOYLE, Missoula, Mont., former badly shaken up and the latter injured.
WILSON BERRY, North Dakota, throat injured, but not fatally.
C. M. BURROUGH, Ellsworth, Kas., back sprained.
FRED WAIT, Ellsworth, Kansas, back broken. WAIT'S injuries will probably be fatal. He was en route to Eugene.
MISS LAURA ECKFELDT, of San Francisco, hand broken.
SALLIE ECKFELDT, not hurt.
CLARA HEWLET, of Tacoma, arm broken.
DR. HAMILL and wife, of Philadelphia, both had their spines badly hurt, they were just returning from a trip around the world.
J. L. KIMBERLE of Neenah, Wis., back badly hurt.
MRS. CANNING and infant, very badly hurt.
C. GRIEBEL, drummer for Val Blatz Brewing Company, of Milwaukee, thigh broken.
PETE B. BECKLEY of Oakland, Or., ribs broken and back injured.
HANNAH FISH, Tower, N. D., spine injured and also side.
ARTHUR ERRON, Seattle, Wash., collar bone broken and cut and bruised about the side and body.
EUGENE FISH, Towner, N. D., leg sprained and side bruised.
NETTIE STARKEY of Portland, and well known in Salem, where she formerly resided, perhaps fatally injured internally.
CHARLES BERRY, Tacoma, badly bruised.
J. J. JAY, Nastal, N. Y., back hurt.
LENA BARRY, Tacoma, side injured, not fatally.
G. G. NEWHAM, Pleasant Forks, Canada, painfully injured about the throat.
J. B. RUSH, Tacoma, left side and face bruised, the injuries are feared internal.
JAMES McGARRY, United States marshal from Salt Lake City, nose broken, leg probably broken and badly injured internally, fears are that he will bleed to death.
W. S. KRECK, Portland, ankle broken and probably his leg.
The Fresno Weekly Republican California 1890-11-14