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Eureka Station, MO Frightful Train Collision, May 1870

FRIGHTFUL COLLISION ON PACIFIC RAILROAD.

EIGHTEEN PERSONS KILLED AND UPWARDS OF THIRTY WOUNDED.

(From the Missouri Republican, 13th inst.)  read more »

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 »