Accident occurred on Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic at Marquette

Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, Jun. 18, 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, Jun. 18, 1887., Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway Marquette, Michigan, June 16, 1887. Accident Report An accident occured on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at Marquette on the l8th day of June 1887, at 4 o'clock pm, caused by: Stephen Jobe, brakeman with switch engine no. 59, falling off back end of engine tank (in a fit). Wheel passed over his right foot, requiring the amputation of small toe and one next to it. Also some injury to head, but doctor reports him as progressing nicely, and does not anticipate any further trouble.   Have learned since this occured that he was subject to such spells. Will not be able to employ him at such class of work again. Casualties - one employe[*] injured. A. Watson, General Superintendent
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, Jun. 18, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1887-06-18