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Lucin Cut-Off Accident

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Identifier: MSS-218

Abstract

Newspaper articles and register of death about the train accident of February 19,

1904, killing sixteen Greek laborers as they were traveling to build the Lucin Cut-off on the

Great Salt Lake, Utah. This collection was donated by Stella Kapetan whose great-grandfather,

Leonidas Maltezos, was amongst the train accident victims. Donated to Special Collections,

Weber State University, 2003. Photocopies.

Dates

  • 1904-02-19

Extent

4 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

FD 1 Register of Deaths of the work train accident, Lucin Cut-off, Utah, February 19, 1904.



FD 2 The Standard, Ogden, Utah, February 22, 1904. “Dead Are Brought to Ogden Sunday.”



The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 22, 1904. “With Dead of the

Jackson Explosion.”



The Standard Semi-Weekly, February 23, 1904. “Dynamite Explosion Brings Havoc and

Death.”



The Standard, February 25, 1904. “Number of Killed is Twenty-Eight.”



The Standard, February 26, 1904. “Verdict of Jury in Cut-Off Disaster.”



The Standard, February 26, 1904. “Lues Contos Buried Yesterday.”



The Standard, February 26, 1904. “Coroner’s Inquest Continued to Thursday.”



The Standard, February 26, 1904. “Aftermath of Cut-Off Disaster.”



The Standard, March 1, 1904. “Verdict of Jury Judge Pritchard in Cut-Off Disaster.”



The Standard, March 1, 1904. “Action of Greek Consul.”



The Salt Lake Tribune, n.d. “Air Brakes Failed.”



The Salt Lake Tribune, n.d. “Inquest in Jackson Explosion.”



“Another Greek Dead,” n.d.



“Gathering Up Dead in Cut-Off Horror,” n.d.



FD 3 Copy of the Lucin Railroad Cut-Off Plaque, “Sixteen Utah Greek Workers Die at ‘Lucin

Railroad Cut-Off’ Construction Project, February 19, 1904. Published May 21, 2000.



FD 4 Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 29, 2000. “Memorial.”



Salt Lake Tribune, October 23, 2000. “Memorial Honors Forgotten Victims of 1904

Railroad Tragedy.”



The Greek Star, n.d. “The Lucin-Cutoff Accident in Utah,” by Stella Kapetan

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

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