From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/8/1862, p. 1, c. 7

Railroad Accident. – While one of the heavy engines belonging to the Virginia Central Railroad was being conveyed, yesterday about 12 o’clock, over the temporary track between the two depots on Broad street, it slipped off while descending the hill and upset, luckily, however, without causing any destruction of human life, the engineer and fireman escaping by one of those chances that would not happen once in ten times. The removal of the rolling stock to its legitimate place is preparatory to the resumption of travel on the Central road, which, during the period of the occupancy of the Chickahominy, was entirely suspended.

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