Posted by: Ian | 15 August, 2010

Death in the Railway Tunnel update

Death in the Railway Tunnel

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  1. Hi – according to the archived Sydney Morning Herald, the death occured Thursday 13th JUNE 1895.
    Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 15 June 1895, Page 9

    “A man named Robert Hales, a native of England, and recently employed at the Metropolitan mine, met his death in a frightful manner early yesterday morning. It appears that he was in town at one of the hotels late on Thursday night, and on his way home was run over by a train in a a train in a tunnel close to the Helensburgh station. His body was frightfully mangled, portions being found a considerable distance apart”

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