Engine No. 215, of an east-bound stock train on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, ran into a coal train at Watersville at 1:30 on Wednesday. The train in front had broken loose, leaving eight hoppers on the track, the break occurring in the rear of the conductor, not giving him time to go back before the other train came thundering on. The crash was terrific. Two cars loaded with grain were wrecked and five loaded with stock. Five hundred head of hogs, 34 horses and 13 mules were on the wrecked cars; about 40 hogs were killed outright and 10 mules. Crippled horses and mules were lying around the track. David Drenner, engineman, and John Christian, fireman, stood at their posts and escaped uninjured, as did also the conductor, Wm. Hayes. Trains were delayed about five hours.
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