Railroad disaster at Buckfield, April 27, 1869

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Only the conductor, engineer and fireman were on board when the railroad bridge collapsed beneath the train. No lives were lost. Edward S. Burroughs, O.P. Tucker and L. Gautier were the employees on board the Portland & Oxford Railroad train. From Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Volume XIII May 22, 1869, page 333.


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