Arthur Sammons Killed By Train

Car Hit By Train, Mail Carrier Killed Burrton, Kansas, December 28 – A 73-year-old substitute mail carrier was killed today when his car slipped off the railroad station platform in Burrton and was struck by a passenger train. He was Arthur James Sammons, a...

D. C. Sheridan Killed

Fell Under The Wheels NEWTON – D.C. Sheridan, a young man about 18 years of age, was run over by a Santa Fe freight train in the Newton yards and received injuries which will probably result in his death. The young man was on his way from Leadville to his home...

Horses Wreck A Train

KANSAS CITY, KS – A Missouri Pacific passenger tain, north-bound, leaving here at 9:15 o’clock Sunday night, was wrecked at Wolf Creek, Kan., one and one-half miles east of Hiawatha at midnight Sunday night, by running into a bunch of horses. The engineer...

C. W. Oliver Trial Postponed

HUTCHINSON.  Hearing Postponed. The hearing of the petition for a new trial of C. W. Oliver, convicted of tearing up the Santa Fe track last summer, has been postponed to Jan. 31st. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895.  Page 8.  (c)...

Suicide of John Regier

GARDEN CITY – A German, aged about 25 years, John Regier by name, threw himself in front of the east-bound Santa Fe passenger train and was ground to pieces. He was a stranger here, coming from Pueblo about a week ago. He had but $6 on his person when killed....

Did The Deacon Take The Coal?

Peter Gibson, a deacon in the Colored Baptist Church at Wichita, was arrested a few evenings ago charged with stealing coal from the cars in the Missouri Pacific yards.  For some time parties have been stealing coal there and watchmen have been unable to catch them. ...

Kansas Pacific Accident Form

The Lawrence Journal says:  “When an animal is killed or hurt by the cars on the Kansas Pacific the section boss fills out a blank form describing the locality of the accident, etc.  One of the questions in the form is: ‘What disposition was made of the...

Atchison & Nebraska Track

The Atchison & Nebraska company began work this morning on a new track to connect their line with the Atchison & Santa Fe road.  It will start out from the foot of Commercial street, cut off about six feet from the corner of the depot, and join the Santa Fe...

The Hannibal & Atchison

The Hannibal & Atchison railroad company have purchased eighty acres of land just opposite the foot of Main street, and have already begun work of building a large depot, engine house, etc.  It is probable that the eastern end of the bridge will rest on this tract...