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Joseph Wilson Killed
He Falls From His Train and Over a Trestle
70 Feet to his Death

The Press of Fairfield, Illinois, of the 22nd inst. has the following to say of the death of Joseph Wilson, who at one time conducted a drug store in Union.

“Joseph Wilson, conductor on the Air Line, fell from his train near Taxewell, Ind., Thursday of last week while the train was on a trestle 70 feet high. He struck the trestle and fell to the ground. When discovered by the trainmen he was under the framework, his body was split open from head to foot. He was taken to Huntingburg where his wife and two children reside.”

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
September 29, 1892

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