Patrolman Albert Meisner was struck and killed by a train while attempting to remove three tramps from an outbound train at approximately 7:30 pm.
He either fell or was pushed from the train and fell onto the tracks in the path of another train.
Patrolman Meisner was survived by his wife and 11 children.
Dubuque Police Department
End of Watch: Sep. 30, 1896