Special Agent James Alvis Gross

Special Agent James Alvis Gross

St. Louis Southwestern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 1922

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James Alvis Gross

Special Agent James Gross was struck and killed by a train while guarding the Tehuacana Creek Railroad Bridge, five miles east of Waco, Texas.

Texas Rangers stationed at Waco believed that Agent Gross was the victim of foul play, however, his death was officially ruled an accident.

Agent Gross was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Texas

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Rest in Peace Special Agent James A. Gross. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

September 23, 2016

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