1890 - TRAIN OF ILL-OMEN.
South Norwalk, Conn., Sept. 8 - The express train due here from Boston at 5:20 Saturday evening ran into a Danbury and Norwalk railway commuters' train at the junction in this city.
About thirty passengers were injured, and both trains were badly smashed. The engineer of the express train was unable, on account of a curve, to see the other train until too late to prevent the collision.
Names of the most seriously injured:
W. C. COATES, Newark, N.J.
AARON LOCKWOOD, Sanford's Station.
GEORGE B. WATERMAN, Sanford's Station.
CHARLES GODMAN, Sanford's Station.
MATILDA E. RICHARDSON, Newark, N.J.
MARY A. GODFREY, Sanford's Station.
EMILY MARTIN, New York.
Was an Unlucky Run.
Previous to this disaster, which destroyed its usefulness and stopped its career of death, the train had two other mishaps, or rather was the cause of trouble to three other people. Just below Hartford it killed a woman who was crossing the track, and just below Meriden two men got in its way and were frightfully hurt. It also had a collision with another train, in which one brakeman was hurt.
September 8, 1890
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