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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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Safe Harbor, PA Train Hits Rockslide, Nov 1942

MAN IS KILLED, GASOLINE BURNS IN TRAIN WRECK  read more »

Clarks Ferry, PA Train Wreck and Fire, Nov 1926

FLOUR CAR BURNS AS TRAINS WRECK AT CLARKS FERRY

Load of Hams Scattered; Car of Foods Demolished

FIREMEN CALLED OUT  read more »

Huntington WV Gimlet Hollow Fire Kills Two Children, Dec 1943

GILMLET HOLLOW FIRE KILLS TWO SMALL CHILDREN

One Turned on Gas and Explosion Followed, Coroner Confirmed  read more »

Elyria, OH Lake Shore Train Wreck, Feb 1906

Elyria, Ohio Lake Shore Train Wreck, Feb 21, 1906

TRAIN HITS ENGINE AT ROAD CROSSING

Lake Shore Passenger and B. & O. Locomotive Crash Near Elyria.

One Man is Killed and Cars are Piled up in Wreckage.  read more »



by Dr. Radut