March 1903: A Bad Day on the Railroad.

Charles Howard, residing near Stone City (Garrison, Kentucky), fell of a C&O train at Maysville Wednesday night and his left arm was so badly crushed to necessitate amputation above the elbow.”

Mrs. Daniel McGinnis, of this city, who was notified by telegram this morning for Stone City where the unfortunate young man resides. Mrs. McGinnis is his cousin, and was also his schoolmate.”1

“Clay Wesley, a C&O fireman had his skull fractured at Maysville Wednesday. Wesley leaned out of his cab window and was struck by a switch stand. He was removed to the Covington hospital. His home is Russell.” 2

  1. Arm Cut Off. (1903, March 28). Portsmouth Times, p. 1.
  2. Skull Fractured. (1903, March 28). Portsmouth Times, p. 1.