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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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Pardeeville, WI Three Car Collision, Aug 1958

5 KILLED, 5 HURT IN 3-CAR COLLISION NEAR PARDEEVILLE.

AUTOS CRASH AT INTERSECTION.

(By The Associated Press)  read more »

Harrisonville, MO Automobile Collision, Aug 1958

FOUR IN SUN VALLEY FAMILY AMONG EIGHT KILLED IN CRASH.

Four members of a Sun Valley family and a man from Huntington Park were among eight persons  read more »

Butler, PA Two Automobile Collision, Aug 1958

HEAD-ON AUTO COLLISION.

Butler, Pa., - Four members of a Pittsburgh family were wiped out and a Mercer County railroad worker was killed Saturday in a head-on collision on Route 8 near here.  read more »

Whitesboro, NY Train Wreck, May 1858

Whitesboro Train Wreck, May 1858

Dreadful Railroad Accident !

Morning Herald Office
UTICA, May 12.  read more »