Veteran Engineer Dead
Joseph Quackenbush, the pioneer engineer
of the Sussex Railroad, died Wednesday morning at his home in Newton,
in his seventy-eighth year. For forty-seven years he was in the service
of the Sussex Railroad, beginning as a water carrier and retiring
from service in 1900 as an engineer.
He is survived by the following children:
James Quackenbush, of Wheeling, W. Va.; Mrs. Lewis H. Wilson, George
Quackenbush and Mrs. William Hendershot, of Newton, and Mrs. Lawrence
Eckhart, of Pittsburgh.
The funeral will be held Friday afternoon
at the house at 3 o'clock. Interment will be made in the Andover Cemetery,
where members of Harmony Lodge, F. & A. M., will conduct the burial