Milton T. Robinson, brother of David A. Robinson.

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Milton T. Robinson, brother of David A. Robinson. - - 6818 M . VtW BON. " Butt! following situate...
- 6818 M . VtW BON. " Butt! following situate Court at 1 pursuant or Township State of (lji one north northwardly (lit) Lots Plan thence line, the wide eastern twelve fourteen of mentioned; the Twenty Twenty "E" for for "H". dated Office for parcel of - of Columbia along three thence said Inches thence and feet, place brick as UX, 17, the Page or of and allev, west feet said line one i; line of wife; the wife of allev; line alley. Paxtang place a et for Dauphin clear of from RAILROAD NEVS OF TIMELY LOCAL TRAINMAN BADLY INJURED M. Te Robiaion, P. R. R. Conductor, in Hospital With Fractured Ribi M. T. ROBINSON Milton T. Robinson, age 63 years, 2148 Susquehanna street , freight conductor on the Philadelphia Division, Division, Pennsylvania Railroad, Is In Columbia Hospital with three fractured fractured ribs, badly injured shoulder and internal injuries after a narrow escape from death. He was caught between tv.o car. one mile west of Bainbridge, Monday night, while in the act of adjusting an angle coqk. His condition is not copsidered serious. serious. H: - ; condition to - day Was reported reported as improving. Members of his family are with him. Conductor Robinson was in charge of a train of eighty - three cars enroute from Harrisburg to Amboy. As the train approached Bainbridge the drawhead of the west end of the eighty - second car pulled out. The front of the train pulled away from the eighty - third car and cabin. Tries to Get Cars Together ' Procuring heavy chains from the cabin, the conductor attached them to the east end of the eighty - third car to couple the train together when tl.s front p - - . came back. Hii flagman was back to protect the rear of the train. After attaching th chains, Mr. Robinson gave the engineer a signal to back the front of the train to make the coupling to pull the last car and cabin to Schocks Mills, LEGAL NOTICES 81 muss"' - t' ; A' 1 ! .... ' kV o where the disabled tar c juld be side - ticked for repairs. Mtejttdfes Spec As the front of the train came back Mr. Robinson stepped onto the track between the ears to open the angle cock. He miajudt ' the speed ! of the backing cars and was caught between the forward - and rear ends I of the train. Th platforms of the two can caught him on the. left side and held him prisoner, dragging ! his feet along the roadbo - '. He tried 1 to free himself. Finally the forward part of the train relaxed slightly, : which released his body. Realizing that if he dropped to the track it would probably" mean instant death under the wheels, he managed to throw his body clear of the rails, landing prostrate along the track, nagtnan Finds Him Seeing Mr. Robinson's lantern falling, the flagman, sensing that something had happened to his conductor, conductor, ran to the spot, where he found the conductor in agony. . The Injured man was placed on a passenger passenger train, eastbound, ant', taken to Columbia, where he was rushed to the hospital. Conductor Robinson is well known in railroad circles. He is a member member of Lodge No. 42, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and for a number of years served on the Trainmen's State legislative board. He is a native of Mountville and belongs belongs to a family of railroad men. YARD SH0PCHANGES AT NORTHUMBERLAND Sunburr, Feb. IS. Rumors that the shops In the Northumberland classification yards are to be moved to Altoona were denied by railroad authorities, but it was admitted that a big reduction in the force of workmen wllftake place on February February 14. Notices have been posted in the shops - notifying the employes of the Intended reduction in the force, but It could not be learned how many men will be affected. The rumor that the shops would' be moved to Altoona, grew out of the announcement that the location of the shops in "the Northumberland Northumberland yards will be ehanged. The I shops are now located in what lsj known as the shop yard but will be ' changed to the West Classification yards, and the old shop yard! abandoned. , I This change has been ordered! under the Pennsylvania Railroad! plan of economy it being the be - j lief of officials that the relocation! will tend to increase efficiency of I work In the yards, and at the same time do the work with a smaller; force of men than Is needed at the! present time. Many men from Sunbury and Northumberland will be effected by the change. CONDUCTORS TO HOLD BANQUET G. n. W. sv t.

Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph13 Feb 1929, WedPage 17

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)13 Feb 1929, WedPage 17
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