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These two black and white photographs show the wreckage of a head on collision between steam locomotives #504 and #577 from the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad near Topeka, Kansas. The crew from the two locomotives escaped with only minor injuries, but four freight cars were destroyed and twenty-five head of horses were killed in the accident.

Creator: Strickrott, John F.
Date: October 10, 1898

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Item Number: 220801
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.74 CRIP *40- *41
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220801

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