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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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Dundee, MI Auto And Train Collision, Jul 1936

NINE MEMBERS OF TWO FAMILIES KILLED WHEN TRAIN HITS CAR NEAR ANN ARBOR.

Dundee, Mich. (AP) - Nine persons were instantly killed in an auto and train collision near Ann Arbor, Michigan.  read more »

Illiopolis, IL Auto And Train Collision, Nov 1946

AUTO CRASH KILLS SEVEN IN ONE FAMILY.  read more »

Oak Lawn, IL Train And Auto Collision, Dec 1939

5 IN FAMILY DIE.

KILLED WHEN TRAIN DEMOLISHES AUTO AT CROSSING.  read more »

Strasburg, MO Auto And Train Crash, Nov 1941

SEVEN KILLED.

5 MEMBERS OF ONE FAMILY DIE IN AUTO TRAIN CRASH.  read more »