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Train Wreck Kills 3 Crewman

125 Years Ago


October 22, 2020

Herald of Oct. 17, 1895

Passenger Train 404 on the Hollidaysburg and Morrisons Cove Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which lays overnight at Henrietta and leaves Martinsburg for Altoona at 5:25 and is due in the city at 6:40 a.m., collided at 6:30 with a water train a short distance south of Allegheny Furnace. Brakeman J. Woodring of the water train and fireman W.F. Good of the engine drawing the passenger train were instantly killed. Engineer David M. Arthur of the passenger train was fatally injured and died later. A number of other trainmen and passengers were painfully injured.


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