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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Gaylord, MI Two Car Collision, Nov 1957

SIX PERSONS, FIVE IN SINGLE FAMILY, KILLED IN CAR CRASH.  read more »

Johnsburg, IL Auto Crashes Into Tree, Oct 1957

FIVE CHICAGOANS KILLED IN CRASH.  read more »

Redlands, CA Two Car Collision Kills Six, Oct 1957

CALIFORNIA CRASH KILLS SIX PERSONS.  read more »

Bisbee, AZ Head On Auto Crash, Mar 1956

SIX SOLDIERS DIE AS CARS STRADDLE ROAD.  read more »