Accident occurred on Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic near Negaunee, 1887-07-21

Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, Jul. 21, 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. 21, 1887., Accident Report - July 21, 1887.     An accident occurred on the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railway near Negaunee station on the 21st day of July 1887 at 450 o'clock P. M. caused by:     Way freight train east bound failing to stop (as required by las) 200 feet short of the crossing of the Chicago and North Western Railway, whereby they struck the cars of a C and NW train passing the crossing westbound, throwing 4 empty ore cars off the track but doing very little damage, trains being almost at a st and . Engine stood on crossing when it stopped.     Trainmen seem to have used poor judgement in not checking speed of train and getting it under control in time to stop short of crossing. All h and s, engineman, fireman, conductor and 3 brakemen, have been dismissed from the Company's service.  Casualties - None.    A. Watson, General Superintendent.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company, Jul. 21, 1887, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1887-07-21