One Killed, Nine Injured
January 28, 1892


In a Collision Between a Lehigh Valley and a P. R. R. Train.

Special Dispatch to The North American.

POTTSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 28.—A serious collision occurred at New Boston cut, near Mahanoy City, between a Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train this afternoon. Engineer Dietrich, of the Pennsylvania train, was killed, and nine passengers more or less injured, among them a son of Superintendent Blakslee, of Delano. All traffic was delayed. The Lehigh Valley train left this city at 12.32 this afternoon. It is said the Pennsylania train was behind time and was trying to make Marea switch. Both locomotives were wrecked.

From the collection of The Comtesse DeSpair
The 1892 Morbid Scrapbook

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