Herman D. Sigal, 41, brakeman, saved Marshall A. Christy, 58, lawyer, from being killed by a train, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, February 11, 1929. Christy fell on his back between the rails of a track on which a train was approaching at a speed of 50 m.p.h. Although the ties were covered with ice, Sigal jumped from the doorway of a standing baggage car on an adjacent track to a point a few inches from the rail. He grasped Christy, who was a heavy man, under the arms and pulled him in the clear between the two trains hardly a second before the locomotive was opposite them moving at unreduced speed.
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