Corry, PA Train Accident, Jan 1888

An Unknown Victim

CORRY, Pa., Jan. 20. -- [Special.] -- An express train on the N. Y. P. & O. railroad about 4 o'clock this afternoon ran over an old man and instantly killed him. All efforts to find out the name of the unfortunate individual were fruitless. The body was horribly mangled.

Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH 21 Jan 1888


An Old Swede the Victim

CORRY, Pa., Jan 23. -- [Special.] -- It has just been learned that the old man who was killed on the Western New York & Pennsylvania railroad at Corry yesterday was a Swede named Linquist, who worked in the lumber camps near this city. He leaves a widow and a family of adult children.

Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH 23 Jan 1888