Railroad – Skidmore Standard 1901-09-27

The following is an index entry from the Index to the Skidmore Standard, 1901.  Short entries are transcribed in the “Notes or transcript” field, while longer articles are summarized.  To obtain a copy of longer articles, contact your library’s Interlibrary Loan department or the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Last name, company name or subject:  Railroad

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Notes or transcript:  “Those boys who make a practice of jumping on moving cars and those that climbed up onto the box cars on the switch near the elevator, for the purpose of jumping onto the passenger as it pulled into our city will be the center of attraction in a funeral procession some of these fine days. If the parents of these boys will not put a stop to this dangerous practice, then the city authority had better see what they can do.”

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1901-09-27

Volume:  7

Issue:  23

Page:  4

Column:  1