Thursday, August 10, 2017

Seaboard Line Train #84 Rams Excursion Train, Killing William Jordan,1910

Eastern Carolina News, Kenansville, N.C., August 17, 1910

Rear End Collision at Raleigh

The Seaboard Air Line northbound train No. 84, at 1:10 Friday morning ran into the rear of an excursion train on the Southern Railway just returned from Durham, while standing under the shed of the Union Depot at Raleigh, killing one negro man named William Jordan, and injured probably fatally a colored man from Norfolk. Others injured were some half dozen.

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