On Christmas Eve, 1888, a train collision at Bardstown Junction resulted in two immediate deaths. The circumstances of this collision foreshadow the wreck at Shepherdsville in 1917.
On Christmas Day 1888, The Courier-Journal devoted five columns on page 1 to the accident. Rather than transcribe the entire article, we have captured it as an image. It is presented below in two-column sections so that you can read it, by sections, down the page.
Then on 27 Dec 1888, The Courier-Journal reported the death of Miss Kinnaird.
This was followed the next day by the report of the death of Milton L. McFerran; and by an extended description of Miss Kinnaird's funeral
Additional newspaper reports continued during the following year.
The Junction City Weekly Union, 5 Jan 1889
The Courier-Journal, 6 Jan 1889
Interior Journal, 8 Jan 1889
The Courier-Journal, 25 Nov 1889
Interior Journal, 14 Feb 1890
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