Tacoma, WA Trolley Disaster, July 1900

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Passengers on the front platform who saw the sharp curve on the bridge as it leaves Delin Street, endeavored to jump. Several of them succeeded, and reached the ground in safety, but others were as badly injured as they might have been had they remained on the car to the bottom of the chasm.
Following is a list of the dead:
MISS LOIS DRAKE, employe of telephone company.
LOTTIE SUITER.
ANNA GLASSO.
EDWARD E. BRAY.
CHARLES MOSER.
ALBERT MOSER.
RICHARD LEE.
CHARLES D. DAVIS.
WILLIAM L. WILLIAMS.
JOHN PAULUS.
ROBERT STEELE.
GERSHON McMULLAN.
ROGER LINGERMAN.
GORTON C. NEWTON.
RICHARD SONBURN.
WILLIAMS HASTINGS.
MRS. GEORGE ELLIOT.
J. D. CALHOUN, the conductor of the car.
all of the above from South Tacoma.
DOROTHY DINGER, of Lake View.
LOUIS DINGER, of Lake View.
FLOYD M. DINGER, of Lake View.
W. H. DAVIS, of Lake View.
G. BERTOLI, of Hillhurst.
JAMES BENSTON, of Hillhurst.
OLE LARSON, of Parkland.
JOHN J. SHAUGER, of Parkland.
MRS. JOHANA SHAUGER, of Parkland.
OLE RANSEEN, of Lake Park.
REV. HERBERT GREGORY, of Lake Park.
WILLIAM NESON, of Lake Park.
A. L. HEALY, of Lake Park.
GUSTAVE VANDERSCHELDEN, of Reservation.
JOSEPH McCANN, of Ballord.
GEORGE H. BROWN.
MRS. CAMPBELL.
MRS. EMMA FLEMING.
GEORGE H. GAUL.
JAMES GIMEL.
HILDA GLASSO.
MRS. MARGARET A. GROSSMAN.
EARL HOSKINS.
ALEX T. SILFBERG.
C. W. WOODRUFF.
Besides these there are about sixty-five more or less seriously injured.

New York Times New York 1900-07-05