John Shipley Died in a Train Accident

Kentuckiana Genealogy: Newspaper: John Shipley Died in a Train Accident
By Board Administration (Admin) ( on Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 10:51 pm:

Indiana State Journal, August 3, 1898, p. 1.

New Albany, Indiana, July 28-The Airline Company's investigation of the recent wreck at Georgetown, in which Engineer Cearns of this city and John Shipley of Corydon were killed, resulted in the discharge today of Engineer Wykoff, Conductor Coleman and Brakeman O'Halloran, who were on the engine that Cearns struck, and Operator Faulkner, who allowed the brakeman instead of the conductor to sign a telegraph order, was also discharged.

Special thanks to Randi Richardson

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