Monday, May 23, 2016

1913 :: Two Trainmen Killed


The Temple Daily Telegram 

Temple, Tex.
Vol. 6, No. 160, Ed. 1 
Friday, May 23, 1913

Engineer and Fireman Crushed 
When S. A. & A. P. Engine Turns Over.

YOAKUM, Tex., May 22. -- The wrecker on the S. A. & A. P. railway left herre [sic] at 1 o'clock for Lexington on the Waco branch where a freight wreck occured [sic] at 11 o'clock this morning.

The engine turned over and Engineer E. D. Waterwall and Fireman Bradley were instantly killed. Waterwall lived at this place and leaves a wife and small children.