Sunday, September 13, 2015

Texas Led the Way

The Deadly Train Crash That Started a Trend: On September 15, 1896, two locomotives traveling at speeds upward of 50 miles per hour smashed into each other in Crush, Texas—completely on purpose—killing two people and seriously injuring at least six others.


Don Coffin said...

If there'd been liability lawyers around back then (about a half a dozen of them seem to support the local news programs in Indy), there'd a-been hell to pay.

Deb said...

"Have you or a loved one been injured in a staged locomotive crash? You may be entitled to compensation for your pain, suffering, and lost wages."