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  2. The Most Distressing Railway Disaster in Queensland's History. SAD CATASTROPHE.

    The toll of the most disastrous railway accident Queensland has experienced was nine killed and 55 injured Happening in the early hours of this morning, when ...

    Article : 2,240 words
  3. TRAGEDY BEFALLS NORTHERN MAIL NEAR GYMPIE. THREE COACHES LEAVE THE LINE.

    A catastrophe unequalled in the annals of the Queensland Railways overcame the Rockhampton mail train near Gympie just before 2 o'clock yesterday morning, nine persons being killed, and 55 injured. The luggage van, after being derailed and dragged for nearly a mile ...

    Article : 117 words
  4. A LEGISLATOR'S STORY.

    Mr. George Carter, M.L.A., who was a passenger by the Rockhampton mail train travelling South, arrived at the scene of the Disaster about 2 o'clock ...

    Article : 701 words
  5. THE CLAMOUR FOR NEWS.

    The telegraph officers at Woondum and Gympie were crowed during the morning with survivors auxious to telegraph news of their safety to relatives and ...

    Article : 53 words
  6. Toll of the Dead.

    Ralph Caesar Ernest Rosier, aged 40 a passenger to Gayndah. james Edward Rout, a passenger to Rockhampton. Mrs. Sadie Dean, a passenger to Bundaberg. Mrs. Maoilhagger, aged 80, a passenger to Bundaberg. ...

    Article : 229 words
  7. The List of Injured

    Miss Ethel Page (54), Fllnders-street, Darlinghurst, cut on neck and shook. She is a member of the Phillip Lytton Dramatic Co. Fred. Glover, Bunya, via Strathpine, badly shakeh. Miss Mary Williams (20), Bourke-street, Redfern, Sydney. ...

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  8. The Wreckage of the Northern Mail.

    In the foreground is the luggage van, smashed like matchwood in its fall from the bridge, on the left. In the middle distance is the wrecked carriage, also smashed to splinters when it fell from the bridge, and in which most of the casualties occurred. Beyond is the overturned carriage, portion of which had to be cut away before the dead body of the bride of a day could be extricated. " ' ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 83 words
  9. THE SLEEPER PASSENGERS.

    The sleeping car bookings by the train included:-— First-class sleepers:— Mesdames Behan (2), Lock, M'Kenzie, Messrs. Herod, ...

    Article : 152 words
  10. TERRIBLE MOMENTS.

    Interviews with passengers in Gympie give eredence to the statement that the luggage van, becoming derailed, was the cause of the accident. John Stevens,33. ...

    Article : 1,089 words
  11. SCENES AT CENTRAL STATION.

    Both at the Central Railway Station and on the platform at Brunswick-street there were little groups of people awaiting the train from Traveston. some were ...

    Article : 261 words
  12. THE FUNERALS.

    All the funeral arrangements are being carried out under the direction and at the expense of the Railways Department The body of Mr. Rout, who was a member ...

    Article : 92 words
  13. REPRESENTATION AT FUNERALS.

    The assistant secretary of the Railways Department (Mr.J. Grant) left Brisbane last night for Gympie, where he will represent the Department at the funeral ...

    Article : 33 words
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