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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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Atlanta, GA Office Building Fire, Mar 1954

Atlanta GA baskette piano fire 3-25-1954.jpg

FLAMES, BLAST WRECK ATLANTA OFFICE BUILDING.  read more »

Arlington, GA Tornado Destruction, Mar 1897

THE TORNADO AT ARLINGTON.  read more »

Marietta, OH Ohio River Flood, Mar 1907

Flood, Marietta, Ohio 1907

ONE DROWNED, ONE HURT

SPECIAL TO THE PLAIN DEALER.  read more »

Sandy Run, PA Railroad Accident, Nov 1888

A FEARFUL ACCIDENT.  read more »



by Dr. Radut