Days Gone By In

Stories from the files of the Staunton Star-Times in years gone by.


October 25, 2023

Thursday, May 17, 1923 -- RATHER AN EXCITING TRIP -- The passengers on the McKinley car, northbound, which passes thru Staunton at about 10 o'clock p.m., on Monday evening had rather an exciting time. After coming out of the Mooney valley, a short distance north of Edwardsville, the car ran into a number of poles which had been blown down by the storm. The high tension wires were down and the trolley pole was broken off the car, which in falling knocked the glass out of several of the windows, slightly injuring some of the passengers.

Word of the accident was sent to Staunton and another c...

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