The Truth About The Ball Railway Watch

Kipton train crash

According to most historic accounts, the railroad watch was born on April 18, 1891. On that day a fast mail train collided with the Toledo Express at Kipton Station, 40 miles west of Cleveland, Ohio. The head-on collision destroyed both engines, three mail cars and one baggage car. Both engineers and six postal clerks died. According to the Bismarck Daily Tribune North Dakota. . .

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