At a trial of a new locomotive on the New Albany and Salem (Ind.) Railroad, a collision occurred with a hog train, by which Geo. Sew er had one of his legs so 'severely lacerated that amputation was found necessary. He al so received other injuries. His life was des paired of. Another man, who had taken a drove of hogs to New Albany, was instantly killed. Amos Sliter, one of the conductors, was badly hurt, and a number of persons were slightly injured. The engineer and fireman jumped off before the collision occurred. The locomotives were injured to the amount of about
This article was originally published with the title "Railroad Accident"