Killed : August Swenberg

Transcription of newspaper article from the Negaunee iron herald (Negaunee, Mich.), Jan. 5, 1888, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Negaunee iron herald (Negaunee, Mich.), Jan. 5, 1888., Source:   Negaunee Iron Herald Negaunee, L.S., Mi. January 5, 1888  Thursday  Killed  August Swenberg, a deaf mute of Ishpeming, was run over and killed by passenger train No. 4, of the DSS and A on Monday night. Swenberg was walking on the railroad track to the New York location, and being unable to hear the warning signal which was sounded by engineer Pat Keyes, met with a horrible death. His head, right h and  and left leg were cut off and his body so badly mangled that it was almost impossible to identify him. An inquest was held yesterday and a verdict exonerating the railroad and engineer rendered.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Negaunee iron herald (Negaunee, Mich.), Jan. 5, 1888, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Negaunee (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1888-01-05