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. "J I 1 1 T2 r I 1 T"l VI CiViV JL lUlll II T "I I jAVni I f f J5 I -X -X Z I J I "I j "24-Hour "24-Hour "24-Hour New Yorker" Shaken Up on Way Here, but No One Suffers Injury. TIGHT HOLD SAVES LIFE. Pennsylvania train No. 30. East-bound, East-bound, East-bound, known as the "2 1-hour 1-hour 1-hour New Yorker," one of the best trains of the system, was derailed yesterday morning morning between Penniston and Sclo, O., while Tunning at the rate of 35 miles nn hour. Tho train, which was being being drawn by two locomotives of the, Atlantic type, was 30 minutes late at the time. It makes the run from St. Louis to New York viatho Vandalla and Panhandle route?. Both locomotives and a mail car following remained on the rails. A combination combination buffet car, a diner, two sleepers and a compartment-observation compartment-observation compartment-observation car comprising comprising the remaining equipment left the rails. A snapped rail due to cold caused th wreck. There was no injury to passengers or trainman, and little to the equipment, barring smashed trucks of the heavy Pullmans. The accident occurred about 8 o'clock. When word of the smashup was wired to headquarters here a duplicate of the train was mad" up from layover equipment. equipment. Passengers were transferred from the derailed cars to a coach from a westbound train two hours later, and arrived hero at 12:40 p. rn. After being transferred again to the newly made-up made-up made-up Ltrain the trip to New Tork proceeded with little further delay. "I had just gotten up and was In the dining car eating breakfast when the smash came," said Russell E. Gardner, a vehicle manufacturer of St. L,ouis. "The negro waiter at my elbow felt the brakes and the grind of wheels on the ties and cautioned mo to ho-d ho-d ho-d on to the table tightly to keep myself from being hurled through the window. I did so, and saved my life."

Clipped from Pittsburgh Daily Post21 Feb 1910, MonPage 1

Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)21 Feb 1910, MonPage 1
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