Extra: Big Four Purdue Special Crash

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post contains images from the Indianapolis newspapers concerning the crash of the Purdue Special train on 31 October 1903. It is a companion to the main post. The third picture contains a list of the dead and injured. It is as descriptive as possible using very few words. You have been warned.

Indianapolis News, 31 October 1903, showing aftermath of CCC&StL Purdue Special crash.
Indianapolis News, 31 October 1903, showing aftermath of CCC&StL Purdue Special crash.
Indianapolis News, 31 October 1903, list of dead and injured in Purdue Special train crash.
Indianapolis Star, 01 November 1903, list of Purdue Football team and status after crash
Indianapolis Star, 01 November 1903, Images showing Purdue football team
Indianapolis Star, 01 November 1903, diagram showing Purdue Special wreck
Indianapolis Star, 01 November 1903, Original caption for above diagram

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