Creator

Date Original

1918

Description

This black and white postcard depicts men working on the wreckage of train engine number 5 which derailed at the Cedar Bluff Cut in Fulton County.

Biographical/Historical Note

On July 18, 1918, steam engine Number 5 took a turn too quickly in the Cedar Bluff Cut in Fulton County. The train derailed causing catastrophic damage to the locomotive and killing many of its passengers.

Transcription

Engine No.5 in reck[sic] at Cedar Bluff Cut near
Flickinger, ARK. July 18th, 1918 Britton's Photo

Physical Description

Postcard, 5.5" x 3.5"

Keywords

Postcards; Postal cards; Railroad cars; Railroad accidents; Railroad construction and maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Railroad cuts; Railroad employees; Steam engines

Geographical Area

Mammoth Spring, Fulton County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MSNE.0061, Box 4, File 1, Item 2

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA postcard collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Engine No.5 Wreck, Mammoth Spring State Park collection, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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