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William Leander Harrison

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Re: William Leander Harrison

Posted: 18 Aug 2012 12:52PM GMT
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From the Denver Post, dated Thursday, February 4, 1897, page 3

BURNED TO A CRISP

The Bodies of the Ill-Fated Passengers on This Train

Arlington, S. D., Feb. 4 -

A wreck occurred on the Chicago & Northwestern railway
at this place yesterday in which four persons were killed
and three injured. The killed:

CONDUCTOR ADDINGTON
BAGGAGEMAN FRANK L. HOSAK
W. L. HARRISON, a farmer
JOHN LOFTUS, farmer

They were buried beneath the wreckage, which caught fire,
burning the bodies to a crisp. The injured are: S. B. Graffling,
W. L. Loftus of New Haven, Ia., and W. Rice. The Train was No. 4,
eastbound. The accident is attributed to frosty rails.
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MaryMcMahon41 17 Aug 2012 5:15PM GMT 
andersonbga 18 Aug 2012 6:52PM GMT 
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