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 - A PASSENGER'S EXPERIENCE. William Feaaell Tells...
A PASSENGER'S EXPERIENCE. William Feaaell Tells f the lTorrors lie Witnessed la the Fatal Car. Boston, Aug. It. Wm. FennelL a house builder of Boston, was passen ger on the fourth car of the train. It was in this car, he says, thst most of the casualties occurred. The train was running through Quincy at the rate of thirty miles an hour. When near Presi dent's bridge, there was rumbling louml followed by kn fiwfuL crash- crash- The three forward ears lurched and left the track. The fourth kept the rails and swept along upon "the broken locomotive, which lay in its way, forc ing itself on top of it. The shock was terrlflic. and it seemed as If the car was lifted up twenty feet in the air. When the car descended oa ' the engine, it swirled suddenly over, the occupants being thrown violently about. The steam came into the ear In dense clouds luuiu. Lua. lucumotire. 'bencuUu almost- almost- suffocating the people penned lnwde. In the descent of the car, ft hole was torn in the bottom of it, through which many of the forty or fifty people were taken out. Mr. Fennell gives the following graphie account of bis experience in the wrecked car, where most of the dead and injured lay: ' i ;

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

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