Railroad Accident at Richmond Switch, THe

DESCRIPTION: "On April nineteenth, seventy-three, Of this affair we heard, The worst disaster, said to be...." A bridge is out near Richmond Switch, and the Steamboat Train goes into the stream. The singer tells of unknown losses and wishes a mail train had gone first
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2008 (Cohen)
KEYWORDS: train disaster death
Apr 19, 1873 - The Richmond Switch accident
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 73-75, "The Railroad Accident at Richmond Switch" (1 text)
File: CAFS1073

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