Nashville Globe – January 25, 1907
James Floyd was fatally hurt last Monday at the powerhouse of the Nashville Railway and Light Co., on First avenue, North. He died the following day. Mr. Floyd was caught between a large coal bucket and the woodwork of the building, his head catching the full weight of the bucket, when the unfortunate mad was extricated it was found that his neck and scalp were badly cut and his skull crushed. Mr. Floyd was carried to the infirmary of Drs. Eve, where his injuries were attended to. In spite of the best medical treatment he passed away. He was about 25 years old and had been employed at the power-house but a very few days.