Railroad Detective Charles L. Stewart

Railroad Detective Charles L. Stewart

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, August 13, 1908

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Charles L. Stewart

Railroad Detective Charles Stewart was shot and killed while patrolling the railroad's train yard in Amarillo, Texas.

A person who was hiding in a boxcar shot Detective Stewart in the head as he approached the train, killing him instantly.

Detective Stewart had served with the ATSF Railroad Police for 15 months.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Not available


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Rest in peace Railroad Detective Stewart.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 8, 2021

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