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03101899 - A WRONG 'SIGNAL An Engineer nnd Fireman Klllod...
A WRONG 'SIGNAL An Engineer nnd Fireman Klllod In a Collision. ALTOONA, Pa., March 9. At 1:10 this afternoon Way passenger train, west bound, ran into the rear end of a freight train at Allegrippus, six miles west of this city, and Just west ot Horse Shoe Bend. John Tarr, engineer of tho first engine, hauling the passenger train, and George Kcim, his fireman, were killed. None of the passengers were hurt. Both Tarr and Kelm lived here. The former's wife died one month ago, leaving five small children. The accident Is said to have resulted from a wrong signal which allowed the passenger train to go ahead while the freight rain was on the block.

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 10 Mar 1899, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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