16 June 2015

On This Day: Accident reported at Quarryville coal yard

A slight accident was reported On This Day in 1880 at a coal yard in Quarryville, in Southern Lancaster County. A “gondola car was run over the trestlework”. The wheels on the car broke off. The coal yard was that of David Buffenmyer’s.


Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 16 June 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  


On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.