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Air Disasters
:: Lafayette, IN Parachute Accident, Jul 1902
 
Drownings
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Frederick C. Geerking Drowning, May 1895
:: South Bend, IN Ellsworth Hughes Drowning, May 1890
 
Explosions
:: Elwood, IN Gas Explosion, Feb 1895 
:: Fontanet, IN DuPont Powder Mills Explosion, Oct 1907
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Municipal Lighting Plant Explosion Nov 1911 
:: Geneva, IN Hercules Torpedo Co. Explosion, Feb 1906
:: Hammond, IN Economical Smokeless Powder Co. Explosion, May 1898
:: Indianapolis, IN Prestolite Gas Pumping Station Explosion, Jun 1906 
:: Richmond, IN Gas Explosion, Apr 1968
:: Terre Haute, IN Spring Hill Coal Mine Explosion, Apr 1947
 
Fires
:: Aurora, IN Fire, Sept 1882
:: Borden, IN Fire Mar 1894
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Aveline Hotel Fire, May 1908  
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Centlivre Bicycle Case Works Fire, Feb 1898
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Hubbard Bee Hive Plant Fire, Feb 1898
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Trentman Block Fire, Nov 1896 
:: Hamilton, IN Fire Apr 1912  
:: Lagrange, IN St. Joe Valley Car Shops Fire, Nov 1911
:: Marion, IN Oil Well Fire, May 1899 
:: Ossian, IN Fire May 1908
:: Perrysville, IN Railroad Station & Yards Fire, Jun 1899
:: West Baden, IN Mineral Springs Hotel Fire, Jun 1901
 
Floods
:: Indiana Flood, Mar 1913
:: Aurora, IN Flood, Feb 1882
:: Aurora, IN Flood, Feb 1883
:: Aurora, IN Flood, Feb 1884
:: Evansville, IN Flood 1937
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Flood, Feb 1832
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Flood, Feb 1882
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Flood, Feb 1883
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Flood, Feb 1884
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Flood, Jan 1913
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Flood, Mar 1913
:: South Bend, IN Flood, Jan 1847
:: South Bend, IN Flood, Jun 1855
 
Mining Accidents & Explosions
:: Clinton, IA Hazel Creek Mine No. 2 Accident, Nov 1896
:: Terre Haute, IN Spring Hill Coal Mine Explosion, Apr 1947
 
Storms
:: Bluffton, IN Storm Jul 1913
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Storm, Sept 1897
:: Lawrenceburg, IN Storm, Feb 1832 
 
Tornadoes
Black Hawk, IN Tornado, May 1917
:: Crown Point, IN Tornado, May 1917
:: Evansville, IN Tornado May 1886 
:: Hagerstown, IN Tornado, Mar 1917
:: Morocco Indiana Tornado, Apr 1912
:: New Albany, IN Tornado Mar 1917 
:: Newcastle, IN Tornado, March 1917
:: Princeton, IN Tornado, Feb 1876 
:: Princeton, Owensville, & Griffin, IN Tornado, Mar 1925
:: Waterloo, IN Tornado, Nov 1911
 
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Accidents
:: Ft. Wayne, IN Electric Works Plant Tower Accident, Nov 1915
:: Shelbyville, IN Bonfire Accident, Aug 1915
:: Wabash, IN Construction Accident, Jul 1912  
   
 
Welcome to GenDisasters, a look back at the events that touched our ancestor's lives - tornadoes, fires, floods, hurricanes, train wrecks, mine explosions, and tragic accidents that became a part of history and our genealogy.
 
Central Fire Station, Elkhart, IN early 1900s
Peru Fire Department No. 1, Peru, IN
Fort Wayne, IN Fire Department Fighting a Fire early 1900s
Gary, IN Firemen 1914