Virginian in 1910--Crash

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Sun Jan 3 15:35:15 EST 2010

In my day this is what we called "Short Flagging".

HB Lyon

At 01:46 PM 1/3/2010, you wrote:




>Loaded With Negroes Bound From Princeton to Roanoke--No One Injured

> Roanoke, Va., July 23. (Special)--A negro [sic] excursion train

> on the Virginian railway [sic], bound from Princeton, W. Va., to

> Roanoke, ran into a freight train on a curve near Salem this

> evening. No body [sic] was injured and no damage was done except

> the derailing of the engine and the smashing of the caboose of the freight.


>Gordon Hamilton


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