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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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Findlay, OH Oil Plant Fire, Feb 1911

After the Fire at National Oil Refinery Works, Feb. 12, 1911, Findlay, Ohio

FINDLAY OIL PLANTS BURN

Suffer $125,000 Loss in Fire with Threatens Big Conflagration.

SPECIAL TO THE PLAIN DEALER  read more »

Bedford, VA Auto Accident, May 2015

A Bedford woman died in an accident Monday morning in Bedford County.

The accident happened around 7:10 a.m. Monday on Route 671, less than a mile south of Route 786.  read more »

Atlanta, GA Fire Destroys 100 Blocks, May 1917

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Fire In Atlanta Razes 100 Blocks; Loss $2,000,000

Wide Residence Area in Northeast Swept by Flames Starting in Storage Building.

Soldiers Called To Aid  read more »

Bath, MI School Disaster, May 1927

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MANIAC BLOWS UP SCHOOL, KILLS 42, MOSTLY CHILDREN; HAD PROTESTED HIGH TAXES

33 PUPILS AMONG VICTIMS

He Then Kills Himself and 3 Others by Dynamiting Auto in Bath, Mich.  read more »



by Dr. Radut