Accident occurred on Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic at Sault Junction

Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, Jul. 19, 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, Jul. 19, 1887., Accident Report - July 19, 1887.     An accident occured on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway at Sault Junction on the 19th day of July 1887, at 325 o'clock A. M. caused by:     Open swich ( when night train West passed there at 115 A. M. switch was set for main track ). Night express east found switch set for siding in place of main track. Before it could be stopped it ran in on siding, coming in contact with tender of engine st and ing on siding, damaging tender, also breaking pilot of train engine and drawbar between engine and baggage car. Train was delayed some 3 hours, arriving at St. Ignace 21/2 hours late. No persons injured either passenger or employe. [*]  Casualties - None.     A. Watson, General Superintendent.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, Jul. 19, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1887-07-19