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  • Company Held to Blame
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 1912, p. 1     The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Company was held responsible by a coroner's jury yesterday in the death of George Loose, killed Wednesday attempting to board a suburban train at Glencoe Station. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 1912, p. 1   The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Company was held responsible by a coroner's jury yesterday in the death of George Loose, killed Wednesday attempting to board a suburban train at Glencoe ...
  • Deneen in Train Wreck
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 12     Illinois Governor Deneen sent his wife a telegram stating that on account of a wreck of the train he was riding home from Andersonville, Georgia, he had been delayed 16 hours. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 12   Illinois Governor Deneen sent his wife a telegram stating that on account of a wreck of the train he was riding home from Andersonville, Georgia, he had been delayed 16 ...
  • Safety First Plea Results in Few Deaths
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Dec 1914, p. 1     A bulletin from coronor Peter Hoffman states that the number of fatal accidents on railroads in Cook County during 1913 was 360. The reduction in the number of deaths from previous years is attributed to the public safety education campaign discouraging people from walking on the railroad right-of-way ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Dec 1914, p. 1   A bulletin from coronor Peter Hoffman states that the number of fatal accidents on railroads in Cook County during 1913 was 360. The reduction in the number of deaths from ...
  • Escapes serious injury in fatal train wreck
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1923, p. 27     Milton M. Cohn, 901 Forest Avenue, escaped serious injury when Twentieth Century was involved in a wreck at Forsythe, New York; he was awake and braced himself; most victims had been asleep ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1923, p. 27   Milton M. Cohn, 901 Forest Avenue, escaped serious injury when Twentieth Century was involved in a wreck at Forsythe, New York; he was awake and braced himself; most victims had ...
  • Woman killed at Glencoe
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Apr 1913, p. 2     Mrs. Charles Gordon, 60, of North St. John's Street, Highland Park, was struck by a train at Glencoe Monday afternoon and instantly killed. She is survived by a husband and four daughters....
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Apr 1913, p. 2   Mrs. Charles Gordon, 60, of North St. John's Street, Highland Park, was struck by a train at Glencoe Monday afternoon and instantly killed. She is survived by a husband and ...
  • Woman injured by falling from car
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 7     Miss Thea Olson, 33, was injured Monday while alighting from a Northwestern elevated car. She is a Norwegian domestic employed in the home of W. W. Hughes, Grove and Lincoln streets, Glencoe.
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 7   Miss Thea Olson, 33, was injured Monday while alighting from a Northwestern elevated car. She is a Norwegian domestic employed in the home of W. W. Hughes, Grove and Lincoln ...
  • Car Hit by Train
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 6     Monday morning a laundry truck driven by Joe Lenzini of Ravinia was struck by a Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee train at the Elmwood Avenue crossing. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 6   Monday morning a laundry truck driven by Joe Lenzini of Ravinia was struck by a Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee train at the Elmwood Avenue crossing. ...
  • Driver Unhurt When Train Strikes Car
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Sep 1923, p. 1     Last Friday evening the Badger Limited of Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee railroad hit the car of Mrs. Robert Fulton, 2520 Hurd Ave., Chicago. The driver escaped without injury. ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Sep 1923, p. 1   Last Friday evening the Badger Limited of Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee railroad hit the car of Mrs. Robert Fulton, 2520 Hurd Ave., Chicago. The driver escaped without injury. ...
  • High school boy killed by train at Indian Hill [Halvard Lange]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Mar 1924, p. 3     Halvard Lange, a student in the junior class at New Trier Township High school, was almost instantly killed Tuesday afternoon of this week when he missed his footing while boarding a moving Chicago and North Western train just pulling out from the Indian Hill station. He was crushed beneath the ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Mar 1924, p. 3   Halvard Lange, a student in the junior class at New Trier Township High school, was almost instantly killed Tuesday afternoon of this week when he missed his footing while boarding ...
  • Judge halts cleanup at derailment
    NewspaperImageText  Lauren Fitzpatrick, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jul 2012, 10, 11     Chicago attorney Michael LaMonia filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Burton and Zorine Lindner of Glenview who died when a train/bridge collapsed in Glenview. Photograph of the scene of the accident.
    NewspaperImageText  Lauren Fitzpatrick, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jul 2012, 10, 11   Chicago attorney Michael LaMonia filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Burton and Zorine Lindner of Glenview who died when a train/bridge collapsed in Glenview. Photograph of the scene ...
  • Edgewater Man Killed by Car in Winnetka
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 6     F. H. Zimmerman, 47, 1240 Hood avenue, Edgewater, was struck by a southbound Milwaukee electric car Sunday afternoon suffering fatal injuries.
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 6   F. H. Zimmerman, 47, 1240 Hood avenue, Edgewater, was struck by a southbound Milwaukee electric car Sunday afternoon suffering fatal injuries.
  • Signals at place of Winnetka accident
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 6     The coroner's jury inquired into the death of Frank H. Zimmerman of Edgewater who was killed Sunday afternoon after being struck by a train. It was recommended that the Chicago & Milwaukee Electric railway company place signals at Sunset road, Winnetka and all other points where limited cars to not ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1913, p. 6   The coroner's jury inquired into the death of Frank H. Zimmerman of Edgewater who was killed Sunday afternoon after being struck by a train. It was recommended that the Chicago ...
  • Benjamin Botsch Dies as Result of Injuries
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jul 1912, p. 11     Benjamin Botsch of Evanston died Thursday, July 18 at St. Francis Hospital of injuries he sustained when he fell under a Chicago & Northwestern train at Main street on the preceding Tuesday. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jul 1912, p. 11   Benjamin Botsch of Evanston died Thursday, July 18 at St. Francis Hospital of injuries he sustained when he fell under a Chicago & Northwestern train at Main street on the ...
  • Wreck Victim was on Way to Evanston
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jul 1912, p. 2     The body of Mrs. Hart of Canton, one of the victims of the railroad wreck at Western Springs, was identified Sunday by Aubrey Prosser of 811 Colfax avenue, Evanston. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jul 1912, p. 2   The body of Mrs. Hart of Canton, one of the victims of the railroad wreck at Western Springs, was identified Sunday by Aubrey Prosser of 811 Colfax avenue, Evanston. ...
  • Saved with seconds to spare: Northbrook driver pulled from tracks
    Newspaper  Lynne Stiefel, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2007, 1354, 135, , 136     Glenbrook South High School senior Tommy Foust and sophomores Tyler Brown and Zach Demertzis rescued an unidentified 83 year-old Northbrook woman from her car seconds before it was struck by two trains. Others mentioned in the article were Sammi Vanderpal, a senior at New Trier High School and her friend ...
    Newspaper  Lynne Stiefel, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2007, 1354, 135, , 136   Glenbrook South High School senior Tommy Foust and sophomores Tyler Brown and Zach Demertzis rescued an unidentified 83 year-old Northbrook woman from her car seconds before it was struck by ...
  • Courage talk of town
    Newspaper  Lynne Stiefel, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2007, 134, 136     Comments about the bravery of Glenbrook South students Tommy Foust and Tyler Brown and Zach Demertzis who rescued a woman from her car seconds before it was hit by two trains. Comments by freshman Carolyn Miller, sophomores Brendan Christ and Liz Higley, Glenbrook South Principal Brian Wegley, board member William ...
    Newspaper  Lynne Stiefel, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Sep 2007, 134, 136   Comments about the bravery of Glenbrook South students Tommy Foust and Tyler Brown and Zach Demertzis who rescued a woman from her car seconds before it was hit by two ...
  • Car Goes Down Bank
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Nov 1912, p. 9     A Chicago & Northwestern train seriously injured a Wilmette man, and startled passengers when a smoker car on the train separated itself and rolled part way down the embankment near the Main street station Friday night. The injured man was W. D. Berme, 1630 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Nov 1912, p. 9   A Chicago & Northwestern train seriously injured a Wilmette man, and startled passengers when a smoker car on the train separated itself and rolled part way down the embankment near ...
  • Man's death on tracks ruled a suicide
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Mar 2011, p. 9     A fatality on the Metra tracks Friday, was declared a suicide. THe victim was identified as Richard Thomas, 76, of Evanston according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Mar 2011, p. 9   A fatality on the Metra tracks Friday, was declared a suicide. THe victim was identified as Richard Thomas, 76, of Evanston according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office....
  • Train death ruled a suicide
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, p. 6     Jerome Cetnar, 66, of 1325 Ashland Ave., Wilmette, died of injuries from being struck by a Metra commuter train on Friday evening near a station in Kenilworth. The death was ruled a suicide.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, p. 6   Jerome Cetnar, 66, of 1325 Ashland Ave., Wilmette, died of injuries from being struck by a Metra commuter train on Friday evening near a station in Kenilworth. The death was ...
  • Kenilworth People Pass Through Fire
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Aug 1912, p. 1     On Saturday, a train hit a Standard Oil company wagon loaded with 950 gallons of gasoline. When the Northwestern passenger train came upon a wall of fire produced from the crash, the train engineer sped through it and passed safely to the Kenilworth station. ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Aug 1912, p. 1   On Saturday, a train hit a Standard Oil company wagon loaded with 950 gallons of gasoline. When the Northwestern passenger train came upon a wall of fire produced from the ...
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