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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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Shamokin, PA Train Wreck, July 1899

CHILD TRAIN WRECKERS

Three Urchins Arrested for Causing the Death of a Fireman in a Wreck  read more »

Perth Amboy, NJ Train Wreck, July 1899

DOWN EMBANKMENT IN A CAR

Forty Passengers in a Wreck on the Rariton River Railroad  read more »

Dakota, GA Lightning Storm, July 1897

RELEASED BY LIGHTNING

Two Convicts Killed in Georgia Camp and Some Others Escape  read more »

Terre Haute, IN Excursion Train Wreck, July 1897

A Christian Endeavor excursion train on the Vandalia road collided with Train No. 5 west of Terre Haute, Ind. R.T. SHERMAN, a mail clerk of Indianapolis, and W.P.  read more »



by Dr. Radut