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Near Edinburgh, a Scottish railway locomotive crashes into the sea killing four of the five aboard

Railroad Accidents, iconic image
07/08/1860
In Scotland, a railway engine of the Edinburgh, Perth, and Dundee Railway was returning for the day to the yards in Edinburgh when it crashed over an embankment near Granton and plunged into the Firth of Forth.  Four of the five people aboard were killed.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
John Pendleton, Our Railways: Their Origin, development, Incident, and Romance, Volume II (London: Cassel and Company, 1896), 413 

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