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Near Oswego, New York, a repairs train hits two cows and derails, killing a brakeman

Railroad Accidents, iconic image
12/07/1865
Four miles south of Oswego, New York, a construction train of the Oswego and Rome Railroad reportedly hit cattle on the lines, derailing two of its cars.  The brakeman on the cars was killed instantly and several railroad workers in the cars were injured. (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"Accident on the Oswego and Rome Railroad,"  New York Times, December 7, 1865, p. 5.

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