Bad accident

Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Aug. 25, 1888, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Aug. 25, 1888., Source:  The Mining Journal    Marquette, Mi.    August 25, 1888    Saturday        A Bad Accident        At 6:26 o'clock Thursday morning, Niles Johnson, a miner who was employed at the Clevel and , was returning home from his work, and was walking along the South Shore track in the eastern part of the city.  The track at the point where he was walking is double.  Johnson saw a switch engine approaching and stepped off the track on which the engine was coming but in doing so got on another track in which another engine was coming from the other direction.  Before a warning could be given he was struck by the engine.  His left foot was cut off and he also sustained injuires [*injuries] about his head and h and s.        He was taken to the hospital, where the stump was amputated and everything done to alleviate his pain.  At a late hour last night the man was alive, but it is considered doubtful if he will recover.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Aug. 25, 1888, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1888-08-25