July 3, 1910 (Saturday):
TRAIN FALLS, MANY LOSE LIVES
Tacoma, Wash., July 3
A Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul passenger
train fell through a trestle near Rainier, south of this city this morning. Many are reported killed.
FALLS ON FREIGHT TRAIN
All coaches except one of the train leaving Tacoma at 8:30 a.m. for Grays Harbor broke through an overhead trestle of the Northern Pacific track half a mile from Rainier, 20 miles south of here
about 9 o'clock and fell on a freight train passing beneath.
Dead and dying are being carried to Rainier.
The loss of life is unknown.
SEATTLE HEARS NEWS
July 3rd--Train No. 115 on the Grays Harbor division of the Milwaukee Railroad, which left Seattle for Hoquiam, Wash., at 7:30 o clock this morning was wrecked near Rainier, 20 miles south of Tacoma. The general offices of the Milwaukee are without details of the extent of the accident. The train was composed of three cars.