Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 07:36:36 :
Marin County Tocsin
Saturday, October 19, 1901
Arthur Bones, a switchman on the North Pacific Coast Railroad, was instantly killed at San Anselmo last Monday.
At about 4 p.m., Bones, while switching cars in the yards at San Anselmo, lost his balance and fell to the roadway. The train hands ran to his assistance, but life was extinct, his neck being broken in the fall.
Coroner Eden was notified and brought the body to San Rafael. An inquest was held on Tuesday morning and the verdict was accidental death. Deceased was unmarried, 24 years of age, and resided at Howards
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