N&W in 1911--4 items

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph
June 18, 1911

Injured Railroaders Doing Well
Fireman Hunter, who recently had his foot cut off, W. C. Houchins, a brakeman who had his foot mashed, and Fireman Conley, who was badly scalded a short while ago, and all of whom are in the Bluefield Sanitarium, are reported as getting along nicely and will soon be out again.
Passenger Train Delayed
Passenger train No. 6, on the Clinch Valley, was delayed three hours at Cleveland last night on account of engine failure.
Washout Near Chillicothe
According to a report received here early this morning there was a severe wind and rain storm on the Scioto division last night. A washout on the Norfolk and Western is reported about two miles east of Chillicothe.
Run Over by Train
While trespassing on the Norfolk and Western at Eckman yesterday, Garfield Parish, colored, was run down by a freight train and had his left leg cut off below the knee. He was taken to a doctor's office at Eckman.
Gordon Hamilton
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