The Indiana Progress (21 Aug 1901)
Go Up engine it of rye from his reduced horses his RUN DOWN BY A TRAIN. Daughter Witnesses Tragic Death Her Father at the Intersection. Niinrod McElcim, of Johnstown, was instantly killed at Bluirsville Intersection, Thursday, while on his way home from Blairsville, where he had been attending the Old Boatmen's reunion. His daughter was with him and witnessed the horrible accident. The two were crossing the to the east-bound waiting rooms when No. 14 rounded the curve and before man could get out of the way be waa His daughter was a few feet in the she would, in all probability, have met the same fate, The body was dragged a distance of feet and badly mangled and bruised. skull was crushed and portions of the were scattered along the track. It was shocking and sickening sight for those witnessed the accident. Mr. McElcarr was a well-known of Johnstown and was employed at time on the old Pennsylvania canal. was a veteran of the Civil War and in the 133d Regiment and later in the Cavalry and was one of the soldiers had the privilege of dining with Lincoln during; the strife. He was aged 59 years and leaves a and five children.