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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Wichita Falls, TX Head On Automobile Crash, Mar 1955

FIVE ARE KILLED IN TEXAS AUTO CRASH.  read more »

San Jose, CA Two On Bicycle Killed By Car, Nov 1957

YOUNG BROTHERS KILLED ON CYCLE.

San Jose, Calif. (AP) - Two young brothers, riding double on a bicycle, were killed Sunday when struck by a jeep that swerved off Bayshore Highway.  read more »

Danville, VA Auto Kills Two Girls Walking, Jul 1957

BOY DROPS ICE CREAM; TWO GIRLS KILLED.  read more »

Brookside, PA Auto Crashes Into Tree, Jun 1957

25-YEAR OLD MOTHER OF 8 DIES IN CRASH.  read more »