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Clarksville, TN Terrible Train Accident, July 1869

THE RAILROAD DISASTER.

ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS - HALF A MILLION IN PROPERTY AND MONEY LOST - TRAINS RUNNING AS USUAL - SCENES, INCIDENTS AND SPECULATIONS.  read more »

West Manayunk, PA Trains Collide, Oct 1892

A TERRIBLE CRASH.

THE SHAMOKIN EXPRESS ON THE P. & R. COLLIDE WITH A FREIGHT - SEVEN KILLED AND MANY INJURED - SOMEBODY'S BLUNDER.  read more »

Shawneetown, IL Mail Packet Steamer CUMBERLAND Explosion, Aug 1869

AN APALLING DISASTER.

EXPLOSION OF THE STEAMER CUMBERLAND.

FROM TWELVE TO TWENTY LIVES LOST.

FULL AND RELIABLE PARTICULARS.  read more »

Bradford, PA Passenger Train Engulfed In Burning Oil, Jan 1884

ENGULFED IN BURNING OIL.

THE TERRIBLE SITUATION OF A PASSENGER TRAIN.

A RAILWAY CUT FLOODED WITH OIL WHICH TAKES FIRE AND BURNS UP A TRAIN AND SEVERAL PERSONS.  read more »