Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes. America: Vols. XXVXXIX. 187679.
New England: Providence, R. I.
Bret Harte (18361902)
William Guild was engineer of the train which on the 19th of April plunged into Meadow Brook, on the line of the Stonington and Providence Railroad. It was his custom, as often as he passed his home, to whistle an All s well to his wife. He was found, after the disaster, dead, with his hand on the throttle-valve of his engine.