A freight train left Safe
Engineer Ellis Ault did not see the landslide until he was right up on it. The engine struck a huge boulder and was thrown from the tracks, landing into the
Engineer Ault and his fireman, named Zohne, went down with the wreck. Ault was
killed. Zohne was in serious condition.
Ault held on to the train as long as he could but finally slipped away. His remain were found On This Day, a mangled almost unrecognizable mess. He is survived by three children and a sister. He had resided in
His wife had passed almost six years prior. Columbia
Zohme, a young man, lived in
now as well. He formerly lived Columbia . He was
being attended to by Dr. Craig, the Pennsylvania Rail Road (PRR) physician. Lebanon
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015