Beheaded on the Ringtown Bridge
|The Ringtown trestle|
One can only imagine the feelings of sheer terror and hopelessness these poor souls must have felt, standing halfway across a deathly high railroad bridge with 400,000 pounds of steel bearing down on them. Jacob Fisher may have died a gruesome death, his quick thinking and heroic actions saved the life of his wife.
From the Jan. 4, 1895 edition of the Harrisburg Telegraph: