Welcome to GenDisasters!

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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Auburn, MA Six Killed In Two Car Crash, Jun 1959

SIX PERSONS KILLED IN BAY STATE CRASH.  read more »

Tuscola, IL Two Auto Collision Kills Seven, Jun 1959

TUSCOLA HIGHWAY CRASH KILLS 7.

CAR BURSTS INTO FLAMES, TRAPPING 5.

VACATIONERS RETURNING FROM NEW YORK HIT ONLY 20 MILES FROM HOME;
THIRD BIG TRAGEDY.  read more »

East Moriches, NY Car Crashes Into Tree, Mar 1959

TWO GIRLS, DATES DIE IN CAR CRASH.

East Moriches, N.Y (AP) - Two girls and their dates were killed early today when their small foreign car went off Montauk Highway and struck a tree.  read more »

Westminster, CA Head On Collision, Feb 1959

3 KILLED IN CRASH.  read more »