Special Agent Eveleigh Bollman Bates

Special Agent Eveleigh Bollman Bates

Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Saturday, November 8, 1924

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Eveleigh Bollman Bates

Special Agent Eveleigh Bates was killed after falling between two rail cars near Huxley, Nevada.

It is believed that he was attempting to make his way to the locomotive to stay warm when he slipped between the cars. He suffered fatal injuries when he was run over by the train.

Agent Bates had served with the Southern Pacific Railroad Police for three years. He also served in the US military during WWI. He was survived by his brother and sister.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 834
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Nevada

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Rest in peace Special Agent Bates.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 30, 2020

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