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Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, October 23rd

October 23, 2022

Mountaineer News

Vintage West Virginia

On October 23, 1890, a C&O vestibule train crashed into a boulder near Hinton, resulting in the death of engineer George Alley.

Learn more: "Wreck on the C&O" "Accident to the F. F. V." (Wreck on the C&O) "Fatal Railroad Accident" (Wreck on the C&O) "Accident to the Vestibule" (Wreck on the C&O) Document-Based Questions

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