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The train went through the railroad bridge on April 27, 1869 in Buckfield. The engine of the down-train run went down on the first span. The engine tender and the first car loaded with wood went into the stream. The conductor Ed S. Burroughs, Engineer O.P. Tucker, Acting Fireman, and an unknown Frenchman all escaped without injury.
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- Title: Train went through the railroad bridge on April 27, 1869 in Buckfield
- Creation Date: 1869-04-27
- Subject Date: 1869-04-27
- Location: Rumford, Oxford County, ME
- Local Code: Buckfield
- Object Type: Image
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