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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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Girdwood, AK Head On Collision, Mar 1992

4 PEOPLE KILLED IN HEAD-ON CRASH ON SEWARD HIGHWAY.

Anchorage (AP) - Four people were killed Saturday - three of them from the same Anchorage family - in a head-on crash on the Seward Highway.  read more »

Bayou Blue, LA Disco Fire Kills 5, June 1981

DISCO FIRE KILLS 5.  read more »

Corpus Christi, TX Grain Elevator Blast, Apr 1981

Corpus Christi TX Grain Elevator Explosion 2.jpg

THREE DEAD, THREE MISSING IN ELEVATOR EXPLOSION.  read more »

Borger, TX Oil Well Explosion, Apr 1927

NITRO EXPLOSION KILLS THREE MEN  read more »