“Henry K. Sawyer”


Henry K. Sawyer is fatally burned when he is trapped under a derailed train. He is taken from the wreck, but all he can do is bid farewell to his wife before he dies

Historical references

  • June 8, 1848 - Henry Sawyer, superintendent of repairs for the Bangor and Oldtown Railroad, is fatally injured when his train derails


  1. Laws G5, "Henry K. Sawyer"
  2. Cohen-LSRail, p. 272, "Henry K. Sawyer" (notes only)
  3. DT 757, HENRSAWY
  4. Roud #3249
  5. BI, LG05


Author: unknown
Found in: US(NE)