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Head-on railroad collision in New Jersey wrecks two locomotives but injures only two

Railroad Accidents, iconic image
06/02/1863
Passengers and crew of two trains on the Camden and Amboy Railroad has a fortunate escape when their two locomotives collided near Camden in New Jersey in the evening.  One train was running late from New York but had the right of way.  The other,  a freight and passenger train, could not clear the track in time and the locomotives hit head on. Both trains suffered heavy damage but only two people were injured.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Railroad Accident," New York Times, June 3, 1863, p. 5. 

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