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 - , THE LOUISVILLE PARTY. Jadge Edwards Tells...
, THE LOUISVILLE PARTY. Jadge Edwards Tells Wkat Hanneaed ift lil-ratea lil-ratea lil-ratea Car Coadiuoa r tie Injured. Boston. Mass.. Aug. 1 9.-SfcciaL) 9.-SfcciaL) 9.-SfcciaL) Exactly at 1:03 o'clock, this afternoon, the Sea Shore Express, bound from Woodsholl, where it connect with Martha's Vineyard and Kantucket, jumped the track at Quincy. Ma, ten miles south of Boston, eau&ing the loss "of fifteen lives and injuring some thirty- thirty- five. The train, in charge of Enzinccr Charles Eeed. consisted of nine ears, a baggage, express car. Pullman, drawing. room, smoker and six day coaches. Most sll the cars were thrown from the rails ; but only one, fated No. 263, which fol lowed immediately after . the smoker. was any wars injured, and in this all the casualties occurred. The train, which was behind and making up time. sped through the city of Quincy at forty miles an hour. Just half mile beyond the depot st a curve ft gang of section men were relaying ruils, and replacing the ties. the loss had just cut out. There was no flagman and the train was upon them before they knew 1U They, had just placed under ft rail a tnacliine known as the "track jack," .used in forcing up rails, so as to permit the withdrawing of the ties, and had not time to remove it. The engineer saw the danger, gave ft frsntlo whittle for breaks, put on the air and jumped. He escaped; but second later the locomotive ' striking ti e luck, tainted the rail and jumping on the ties turned over on its side, burying the fire men beneath it. The shock threw the tender deer over tho engine while the bnrjrfje, Pullman and smoker Jump- Jump- ed over on the ad joi r. : : J ra Kr.' 4 I .the .rostrate engine in safety, but the first day coach, remaining in position. i-an i-an i-an directly Into the wrecked engine. nnd. being flung Into the- the- air Ly the Shock; fell down square upon tne steam log boiler. The crowded, car was rent In' twain and through the broken floor toured the toeaping steam, literally cook. fug alive the unfortunates tliat were Pinioned in the wreck.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 20 Aug 1890, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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