Many Killed and Injured in Railroad Accident near Salem

Kentuckiana Genealogy: Newspaper: Many Killed and Injured in Railroad Accident near Salem
By Board Administration (Admin) ( on Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 10:31 pm:

Worcester (MASS) Daily Spy, December 26, 1883, p. 1.


Louisville, Ky., December 25-The following are additional names of the killed and injured in the railroad accident near Salem, Indiana, yesterday:
Killed-Boone Thompson, farmer, of Washington County, Indiana.

Injured-J. W. Myers, fireman, of New Albany, left leg and side severely bruised' Patrick Kane and John Spears of Chicago, the former badly bruised, the latter severely injured about the spine; Samuel Collins of Bainbridge, Indiana, fatally injured; J. F. Boggs of Bainbridge, Ind., slightly injured; James Quarrels, colored, of Chicago, severely bruised and burned; John Coledager (sic), severely bruised; George Davis, American Express messenger of Louisville, fracture of right shoulder and badly bruised.
Special thanks to Randi Richardson for this and many others.

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