Erie County, Ohio
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Brewery Burned
Sandusky, O., July 16.-Late yesterday afternoon fire broke out in McKelvy's ice houses west of town and spread to Fred Stang's brewery, which, with the ice houses, was consumed. The residence of Fred Baumger was also burned. The loss was from $160,000 to $175.000. Stang's brewery with contents was valued at $150,000 and insured for $50,000.  [The Rustler (Cerrillos, N.M.) July 24, 1891, page 7]

Sandusky, Ohio, Oct 15 - The bodies of five members of a bridge repair gang were found today under and near a trestle at Bay Bridge, west of here. They are suppose to have been struck and killed by a westbound Lake Shore train. Nobody saw the accident. The members of the Mart-ehead life-saving crew picked two bodied out of the water under the trestle. All the dead were sent to Port Clinton. They are:

A. P. Kellogg, Toledo, Oh, married
Harmon Redman, Rocky Ridge, Oh, married
Charles Cutshaw, Ligonier, Ind., married
Frank Navarre, Willietson, Oh, married
Ben Hudson, Toledo, Oh, married

[The Sun, Maryland, Oct 16, 1910]

Mail Train Hits Small Truck - January 1952


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