The Frank Blaine Monument
The very substantial monument erected by the passengers of the train Frank Blaine was hauling is the only known such monument.
BLAINE MONUMENT INSCRIPTION
"HE DIED AS ONE, WHO HAD BEEN STUDIED IN HIS DEATH, TO GIVE AWAY THE SWEETEST THING HE HAD, AS TWERE A CARELESS TRIFLE."
IN LOVING MEMORY OF FRANK BLAINE BORN IN COUNTY MAYO, IRELAND, DEC. 20, 1853 DIED AT NAPANEE SEPT. 21, 1906 REQUIESCAT IN PACE (May he Rest In Peace = R.I.P.)
ERECTED BY THE GRATEFUL PASSENGERS OF NO.2 EXPRESS, WHO OWE THEIR LIVES TO THE HEROISM OF THE DECEASED.
On the reverse side is the following inscription, evidence of the terrible incidents of child mortality common in the 19th century.
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