Navasota, TX Brakeman Falls from Train, Jan 1930

Loses Leg Falling From Train.

Special to The News.

NAVASOTA, Texas, Jan. 29.--V. E. Ammons, 30, lost his left leg, his right leg may have to be amputated, and he sustained internal injuries as result of falling from a mixed train on the Southern Pacific Railroad Wednesday morning while the train was switching in the Navasota yards. Ammons a brakeman, was taken to a local hospital. He was a wife and two children living at Houston.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 30 Jan 1930