Carbondale, PA Train Wreck, Nov 1890


Three Men Killed and Several Others Injured in a Wreck.

A frightful wreck occurred on the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad, at seven o'clock a few nights ago, at a point in Pennsylvania between Carbondale and Mayfield.

An engine, while trying to make a switch, crashed into a passenger train going in an opposite direction at full speed.

The engineers and firemen escaped by jumping, but were slightly injured.

CHARLES FINNEGAN, of Carbondale, a man named BURKE, of Jermyn, and another whose name was not learned, all of whom where[sic] passengers, were killed.

Several others passengers were painfully hurt.

The Cranbury Press New Jersey 1890-11-14