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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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Phoenix, AZ Auto And Train Crash Kills 12, Dec 1956

12 KILLED IN CROSS CRASH.

ALL VICTIMS IN ONE AUTOMOBILE.  read more »

Clinton, CT Auto And Truck Crash, Mar 1955

FIVE MEN ARE KILLED IN CLINTON AUTO CRASH.

CAR HITS TRUCK AT HIGH SPEED ON RT. 1 CURVE.

STOCK CAR FANS DIE ALMOST INSTANTLY IN 1 A.M. TRAGEDY.

VEHICLE DEMOLISHED.  read more »

Quakertown, PA Head On Crash Kills Two, May 1955

TWO KILLED, 3 INJURED IN BETHLEHEM PIKE CRASH.  read more »

Sadelebunch Key, FL Head On Crash Kills Five, Dec 1956

FLORIDA CRASH FATAL TO FIVE.  read more »