Stokes, VA Train Wreck, Mar 1891
Fatal Accident on the B. & O.
RICHMOND, Va., March 25.----Coal train No. 78, Conductor Stratton, collided with another train drawing empty cars between Rock Castle and Stokes, early this morning, on the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad, causing the death of Fireman Mahone and Sigfried. Conductor Moseby, of the empty train, had his arm broken. Both engines and 15 cars were badly damaged.
The Wheeling Register, Wheeling, WV 26 Mar 1891