Congressional Edition Volume . 3380

Congressional Edition Volume . 3380

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...and Portland R. P. O., train 56, was delayed near East Livcrmore, Me., about 9.50 a.m., for two hours, owing to the breaking of tire on a drive wheel of the engine. December 29.--Nashville and Atlanta R. P. O., train 3, ran off the track at open switch in railroad yard near Atlanta, Ga. No damage to postal car, mail, or clerk. Delayed three hours. December 29.--Kansas City and Joplin R. P. O., train 304, ran into an open switch at Harrisonville, Mo., at 6.25 a.m., and collided with some freight cars. Nodamage to mail or equipment. Clerk not injured. January 1.--Kansas City, McFarland and Wichita R. P.O., train 4, was wrecked at Latimer, Kans., at 2.18 a.m., by smoking car jumping the track and turning over, in consequence of which the mail car could not be uncoupled from the smoking car and had to he abandoned. No loss or damage to mails, which were transfered to a chair car. Delayed three hours and twenty-seven minutes. Clerks not injured. January 1.--Newport and Springtield R. P. O., train 18, was thrown from the track 2 miles south of East Barnet, Vt., at 1.50 a. m., by a broken wheel. Delayed five hours. No damage to clerks or injury to mails. January 2.--Chicago and Cairo R. P. O., train 24, collided with a freight engine at Makanda, 111., at 5.55 p. m. Forward end of postal car was crushed but no damage to mails or in jury to clerks. Delayed four hours and fifteen minutes. January 2.--Baltimore and Grafton R. P. O., train 3, was wrecked by colliding with freight engine in the yard at Grafton, W. Va., at 10.35 a. m. No mails lost or destroyed. Clerks A. F. Middleton and George W. Ross were very badly bruised. January S.--Albuquerque and Los Angeles R. P. O., train 3, was backed into by the engine of a freight train near Raymond, Cal., at 9.10.show more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652876X
  • 9781236528766