Railroad Brakeman, Memorial with CDV



Silver plated memorial for Charles Henry Scott, with his photo (c.1869 CDV). Charles was a brakeman for Connecticut Railroad.. on August 25, 1870, he slipped and fell between two train cars and was crushed to death. This happened the day before his 26th birthday. Below is a photo of his grave, located in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Photo credit: Bill Bourbeau, 2015. <> Please remember to support our website and our work with a Thanatos Archive membership!