World's Fair Train Wreck

Kansas Scenes



Mrs. Mary Casement and her son, Charles, boarded the train at Sedan, Kansas.

They were accompanied by Mrs. Casement's servant, Miss Dosia Gregg of Pennsboro, Dade County, Missouri.

Thanks to Ruth Davis for sharing this photo of Dosia.

Clarence Herring and his sisters boarded the train at Coffeyville, Kansas. Clarence was proprietor of a hotel on Eighth Street.

The bank made famous by the Dalton Gang was nearby.

Another view of Eighth Street in Coffeyville.

The entire Philip Ragel family of Edna, Kansas, boarded the train at nearby Bartlett.

Mr. and Mrs. Ragel were accompanied by their sons Clifford and Arthur. Their daughter, Susie Ragel Cooper, was also with them.

The funerals for the Ragel family was held at the Methodist Church.

The Edna Bank was just down the street from the church.

The Missouri Pacific crossed the trestle near Chetopa, Kansas.

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