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0188: Ralph W. Brafford Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Illinois Central Railroad engine #382, "The Cannonball," piloted by Casey Jones, wrecked Apr. 30, 1900, b&w Note on bottom and back of photo states this is Illinois Central (IC) Railroad engine #382, which was wrecked Apr. 30, 1900, killing the engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones. This engine was a 4-6-0 wheel arrangement steam engine (known as a "10-wheeler") built by Rogers Locomotive Works about 1898. It was rebuilt and renumbered after the famous wreck.
People: Jones, Casey Jones, John Luther
Subject Terms: Illinois Central Railroad The Cannonball Railroad locomotives Railroads Railroad accidents
"Illinois Central Railroad engine #382, "The Cannonball," piloted by Casey Jones" (2021). 0188: Ralph W. Brafford Collection, 1918-1963. 14.