Comments on: Derailments and Wrecks http://www.lvrr.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:50:34 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.5 By: Robyn Chilson http://www.lvrr.com/derailments-and-wrecks/#comment-8030 Sat, 28 Dec 2013 04:11:37 +0000 http://www.lvrr.com/derailments-and-wrecks/#comment-8030 Looking for any info on Potter Smith. Died July 14, 1890 in Athens Township (Sayre, PA). He died at age 30. Thought maybe railroad accident? His brothers John and Michael Smith worked for LVRR. ANY info appreciated.

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By: Helaine Heiker Lewis http://www.lvrr.com/derailments-and-wrecks/#comment-5713 Mon, 02 Dec 2013 01:10:57 +0000 http://www.lvrr.com/derailments-and-wrecks/#comment-5713 My great great grandfather Augustus Heiker was the engineer of train #15. He died in a train wreck July 1 1879 in Fairview PA when a misplaced switch threw the engine down an embankment. The fireman, Ed Knull, also died in the wreck. I found this out in a newspaper archive. I’d sure like to know where I can get more information on my grandfather and the wreck.

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By: Paula Heckman Konsavage http://www.lvrr.com/derailments-and-wrecks/#comment-5510 Tue, 11 Jun 2013 02:26:21 +0000 http://www.lvrr.com/derailments-and-wrecks/#comment-5510 Photo submitted by Keith Morrison of Lehigh Valley Railroad Engine 427 was on July 1938, I own the exact photo and believe my grandfather is the older gentleman in the photo. The date on the back of my photo has the date July 25, 1938.

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