Carbondale, PA Train Wreck, Nov 1890

A BAD RAILROAD WRECK.

THREE PASSENGERS KILLED AND SEVERAL OTHERS BADLY HURT.

SCRANTON, Penn., Nov. 5.----A frightful wreck occurred on the New-York, Ontario and Western Railroad at 7 o'clock to-night at a point between Carbondale and Mayfield. An engine, while trying to make a switch, crashed into a passenger train going in an opposite direction at full speed. The engineers and firemen escaped by jumping, but were slightly injured. Charles Finnegan of Carbondale, a man named Burke of Jermyn, and another, name not learned, all of whom were passengers, were killed. Several other passengers were painfully hurt.

The New York Times, New York, NY 6 Nov 1890