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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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MELANCHOLY AND FATAL SHIPWRECK

Thursday, May 27, 1830
Baltimore Patriot (Baltimore, Maryland)
Volume: XXXV Issue: 126 Page: 2  read more »

Norristown, PA Natural Gas Explosion, Dec 1995

2 DEAD AFTER GAS BLAST STRIKES HOUSE.

By Casey Combs
Associated Press Writer.  read more »

Kokomo, IN City Bus And Train Collision, Jul 1935

WOMAN KILLED 8 HURT IN BUS CRASH.

CLOVER LEAF FREIGHT AND CITY BUS COLLIDE AT STREET CROSSING.  read more »

New Orleans, LA Jayne Mansfield Dies in Auto Wreck, Jun 1967

Jayne Mansfield photo from wikipedia.org

Jayne Mansfield Dies In Louisiana Wreck  read more »



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