Spokane, WA Train Wreck, Jul 1906

FOUR KILLED IN WRECK.

One Coach of Train Goes Down Embankment on Spokane Falls & Northern Railway.

Spokane, Wash., July 22.---Four men killed and a number of persons injured, none fatally, in a wreck on the Spokane Falls & Northern Railway last night.

One coach at the end of the train left the tracks while the train was nearing a bridge over Beaver creek and rolled down the bank, dragging one coach with it. The rest of the train crossed the bridge in safety.

Charlotte Daily Observer, Charlotte, NC 23 Jul 1906

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FOUR KILLED----WRECK.

Spokane Railroad Accident With Fatal Results.

SPOKANE, Wash., July 21.---Associated Press.----Four men were killed and a number of persons injured in a wreck on the Spokane Falls and Northern Railroad today.

Dead:

W. E. SMITH, bartender on the steamer Kalso on Kootenal Lake.
T. D. McKINNON, pursur on the same steamer.
Judge WILLIAM TOWNSEND, of Rossland, B. C.,
one unidentified passenger.

The buffet car, at the rear of the train, left the tracks as the train was approaching the bridge over Beaver creek and rolled down the bank, dragging one coach with it.

Sunday Mercury and Herald, San Jose, CA 22 Jul 1906