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In Sullivan County, New York, derailment of the Erie Railroad's night express kills a railwayman

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01/16/1861
A derailment on the Erie Railroad threw three cars of the west-bound evening express from the track in Sullivan County, New York, near Cochecten.  A brakeman was killed and several passengers suffered minor injuries.  The reported cause was a broken rail. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Accident on the Erie Railroad, " New York Times, January 18, 1861.

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