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On October 23, 1890, a C&O vestibule train crashed into a boulder near Hinton, resulting in the death of engineer George Alley.

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"Wreck on the C&O"
"Accident to the F. F. V." (Wreck on the C&O)
"Fatal Railroad Accident" (Wreck on the C&O)
"Accident to the Vestibule" (Wreck on the C&O)


On This Day in West Virginia History: October