Accident occurred upon Duluth South Shore, Clarksburg

Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, May 28, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, May 28, 1887., Accident Report - May 28, 1887.     An accident occurred upon the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at Clarksburgh on the 28th day of May 1887, at 150 o'clock P.M. caused by:     Rail in siding turning over as train was passing through.  The main track was occupied by a disabled engine, with train going west, while the train coming east was passing through on side track. The rails in siding were poor, the engine was one of a new lot recently received, heavier than previous equipment, and when nearly in front of the disabled engine the inner rail on siding pressed over, letting engine more [* move] toward main track. Pilots of engines were broken and some drawbars on ore train. Track blocked for 4 hours, no persons injured.  (Sidings between Ishpeming and Michigamme are being relaid with steel). [*underline]  Casualties - None.  A. Watson, General Superintendent.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, May 28, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1887-05-28