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RAILWAY DISASTER. .

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ATTACKED BY FOXES.

AMERICAN TRAIN SMASH. .

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AMERICAN TRAIN SMASH. A passenger train and a goods train collided on Sunday evening at Terra Cotta Station, three miles from Washington, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. It is estimated that 38 persons were kiikil and 50 injured. The ill-fated train was a local from Frederick City, which runs only on Sunday for the convenience of week-end tourists returning to Washington. It was stand- ing in me station preparing to start, when a train made up of empty carriages ran into the rear. The weather was tliick and foggy at the time, and it is stated that the engineer of the empty train did not notice the red signal indi- cating mat the block ahead was occupied. The wrecked train was composed of the engine, a smoki::g car, and two ordinary coaches. All the vehicles were crowded, and many passen- gers, being unable to find seats, were standing in the gangways. Just ,eiiitid the train was 6 coal truck, and into this the empty train dashed at the rate of sixty miles an hour, literally hurling it clean through the two end coaches. The passengers were mowed down like hay, and of the 50 odd persons in the rear coach only one escaped death or serious injury. Both sides of the vehicle were torn off, and the track was littered with the wreckage. When the driver of the local felt the crash he opened the throttle in the hope of being able to pull his train out of further danger, and the consequent jolting of the damaged carriages caused many bodies to drop on to the line, which was strewn with corpses for a distance of a quarter of a mile. The people on the platform fared no better than those in the train, as only two escaped, the remainder being either killed or injured by being thrown under the train or struck by Hying wreckage. From the appearance of the bodies it is believed that nearly all the victims were killed outright.

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