From the New York Times, 5/8/1889
LIBBY PRISON IN RUINS.
MAYSVILLE, Ky., May 7. The freight train which was
transporting the famous Libby Prison from Richmond to Chicago was wrecked seven
miles east of here yesterday by the breaking of an axle of one of the cars. The
remains of the war relic were scattered about, and people flocked to the scene
all day to secure old bricks and lumber as momentoes. No one was hurt.
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