Salt Lake City, UT Train Wreck May 1920

Two Killed in Another Train Wreck in Utah--Caused By Open Switch.
Train Wreck in Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY, -- Engineer T. WADDINGHAM, 55, of Salt Lake, and EDWAR L. MILLER, fireman, of Caliente, Nev., were killed Sunday when westbound Los Angeles and Salt Lake passenger No. 3, which left here at 11 o'clock Saturday night, was derailed at Latimer, about 27 miles west of Milford.
The accident was caused by an open switch. The engine and four baggage cars were overturned.
Members of the theatrical troupe of "Miss Nelly of N'Orleans," of which Mrs. Minnie Maddern Fiske is the star, were passengers on the wrecked train.
The Genesee News, Genesee, ID 28 May 1920

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My mother recalls this wreck

She was on the train leaving Los Angeles the next day and recalls the rescue operation of this wreck. She is now 95.