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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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McKenney, VA Auto Crashes Into Tree, Apr 1966

TRAFFIC CRASH KILLS 7 PERSONS.  read more »

Carthage, TX Two Auto Collision, Oct 1965

NINE KILLED IN TEXAS.

Carthage, Tex. (UPI) - Two automobiles collided and burst into flames on an East Texas highway last night, killing nine persons.  read more »

Mesa, AZ Auto And Train Crash, May 1964

RAIL CROSSING CRASH KILLS 10.  read more »

Kalamazoo, MI Train And Street Car Crash, Nov 1910

SIX PERSONS DEAD.

TWENTY-SIX INJURED IN ACCIDENT AT KALAMAZOO.

FAST TRAIN CRASHED INTO A LOADED STREET CAR.  read more »