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Conductor killed in railroad accident in eastern Pennsylvania

Railroad Accidents
The conductor of a freight train was killed when his freight train had eight cars run off the track and smash through the flooring of a bridge near Freemansburg in Northampton County in eastern Pennsylvania.  No other injuries were reported in the evening accident. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Railroad Accident in Pennsylvania," New York Times, December 5, 1860.


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