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What You'll Find Here.  Newspaper articles about Train Wrecks, Fires, Floods, Shipwrecks, Plane Crashes, Accidents and other disasters.  Most of these articles list the dead and injured or missing. Use the Search Box to search for your ancestors or Browse the articles by type of disaster, state or year.

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Decatur, IL Train Wreck, Jun 1913

TEN ARE INJURED IN TRAIN WRECK

ILLINOIS CENTRAL TRAIN WRECK GOES INTO DITCH NEAR DECATUR.

Engine Tender Leaves Rails, Tearing Up Track For Distance of Four Hundred and Fifty Feet --  read more »

Elk River, MN Train - Automobile Wreck Kills Family, Jun 1913

TRAIN CRASHES INTO AUTO; FOUR KILLED

Race Between Machine and Winnipeg Flyer Near Elk River, Minn., Ends Disastrously  read more »

Ann Arbor, MI Jumped from Moving Train, Dec 1914

LEAPS FROM FAST TRAIN AND IS SEVERELY HURT

Student Makes Jump and Strikes Head On Rail.  read more »

Woodlands, WV Train Wreck, Sept 1906

Woodlands, WV Train Wreck, Sept 1906

TRAINS MET ON A BRIDGE

Two Killed and Six Badly Injured in West Virginia Wreck.  read more »



by Dr. Radut