Days Gone By In Staunton

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


November 29, 2023

Thursday, June 21, 1923 -- GEORGE L. BOND KILLED BY TRAIN -- Leslie J. Ore had Lucky Escape when Auto was Hit by Train -- George L. Bond, age 25, was almost instantly killed and Leslie J. Ore slightly injured when an automobile in which the men were riding was struck by a Clover Leaf train, northeast of Alhambra Thursday afternoon at about 3:15 o'oclock. Both men were employed as salesmen for the Brubaker & Smith garage and were calling on farmers in that vicinity, endeavoring to interest them in the purchase of tractors.

According to information we were able to secure, Mr. Ore was driving...

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