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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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Moclips, WA Storm Washes Half of the Town Away, Feb 1911

Moclips, WA After the Storm 1911

WAVES FLOOD MOCLIPS

TOWN FALLS INTO SEA

Half of Business Portion Swept Away and More Going With Every Tide -- Whole Village Believed Doomed.

LOSS TO REACH $40,000; SCHOOLHOUSE DESTROYED  read more »

Glenwood, IA Gas Can Explosion, Dec 1916

GLENWOOD MAN IS BURNED TO DEATH

CHARLES ASHMORE USES OIL TO LIGHT FIRE AND OIL IN CAN EXPLODES  read more »



by Dr. Radut