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Pegram, Tennessee Passenger and Freight Train Collision, 15 Sep 1909

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Date: 15 Sep 1909 [unknown]
Location: Pegram, Cheatham, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Pegram, Tennessee Passenger and Freight Train Collision, 15 Sep 1909

At 7:48 AM on 15 September 1909, Passenger Train No. 4 and Freight Train No. 51 collided about one mile west of Pegram's Station, Cheatham County, Tennessee. Both trains had been traveling at the speed of about 40 miles per hour.


Joseph Gower, engineer, Passenger Train No. 4
Jesse Tarkington, engineer, Freight Train No. 51
Will Mogan, traveling engineer
Walter Roach, messenger
Sam Whited, fireman, Freight Train No. 51
S. B. Welp, Burns, Tennessee
William S. Stalcup, mail clerk, Martin, Tennessee
Luke Bailey, mail clerk, Martin, Tennessee


Bob Hailey, fireman, Passenger Train No. 4 : two ribs broken, left side injured
Ellis Martin, conductor, Freight Train No. 51: head and internal injuries
Capt. T. Jobe, Burton, North Carolina: right side and neck injured
William Lunsford, Peachtree, North Carolina: right arm and shoulder bruised
W. L. Thomasson, Peachtree, North Carolina: left shoulder and arm hurt
R. W. Boyd, Almond, North Carolina: right shoulder and head hurt
Mrs. L. M. Lee, Tullahoma, Tennessee: right shoulder hurt
Mrs. Temple Lunsford, Murphy, North Carolina: shoulder and neck hurt
Mrs. A. C. Thomasson, Murphy, North Carolina: left ankle, shoulder, and neck hurt
May Thomasson, Murphy, North Carolina: right arm hurt
Mrs. Mary J. Jackson, McLean Branch, Tennessee: right arm and back hurt
Mrs. Joseph S. Lively, McMinnville, Tennessee: sprained knee
John Dunn, Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee: nose hurt
Mrs. John Dunn, Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee: nose hurt
Mrs. Sam Warren, Nashville, Tennessee: scratched under right eye
Mrs. M. J. Gillem, Nashville, Tennessee: slight bruise on hip


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