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1871 RR Accident Above Bryant's Pond

Chris, Do you have any source, family lore or other, that your ancestor, Lemuel Dunham, Jr., may have been involved in a RR accident, 1 Aug 1871?  This occurred when an unscheduled train traveling north just above Bryant's Pond struck a RR workers' handcart with 5 men on it.  David Robbins was killed and Gaius (or Gains) Swan was badly injured.  I'm trying to find out who the other 3 men were.  I've just found a hint in Libby that two of them may have been William Day and Lemuel Dunham.  Do…

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Added by Franz Martin on August 9, 2013 at 12:21pm — 3 Comments

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