El Reno, OK Train Wreck, Feb 1908


Burial Will Be Made in Breckenridge – Was Well Known Here.

From the Brookfield Argus.
A telegram came to Brookfield yesterday announcing the death of JOHN KEELY, formerly of Brookfielder, a conductor here. He was injured the night before in a railroad wreck near El Reno, Oklahoma. The remains will be taken to Breckenridge, the old home, for interment.

JOHN KELLY [sic] was for several years a conductor on the Brookfield division of the Burlington. He went from here to the Wabash, going from there to Oklahoma about a year ago.

MR. KEELY was well known in Chillicothe, having been a frequent visitor here when located in Brookfield.

The Chillicothe Constitution, Chillicothe, MO 28 Feb 1908