Locomotive engineers F.H. “Rick” Bonnell, 56 years old at the time of his death, and Milby E. Winn, 59 years old at the time of his death, were both members of BLE Division 566 in Del Rio, Texas. They were killed in a head-on collision involving two Southern Pacific freight trains near Marathon, Texas, on July 25, 1994.
Brother Bonnell hired out with the Southern Pacific (SP) on April 1, 1963. Brother Winn hired out with the SP on May 1, 1974.