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:: East Coast Earthquake, Aug 1884
:: Baltimore, MD Fire - The Great Fire, Feb 1904
:: Baltimore, MD The Great Fire, Feb 1904
:: Baltimore, MD Telegraph Office Fire, Apr 1873
:: Baltimore, MD Dock Fire, Jun 1906
:: Baltimore, MD Fire, Jan 1908
:: Baltimore, MD Fire, Mar 1882 
:: Canton, MD United Oil Co Fire, Jul 1891
:: Choptank, MD Canning Packing Plant Fire, Aug 1909
:: Cumberland, MD Lyric Theatre Fire
:: Denton, MD Ford Garage Fire, Mar 1949
:: Mt. Airy, MD Fire, Jan 1903 
:: Mt. Airy, MD Fire, Feb 1903 
:: Mt. Airy, MD Fire, Mar 1914 
:: Mt. St. Marys Distillery Fire, Feb 1903
:: Williamsport, MD Fire, Mar 1882 
:: Wolfsville, MD School Fire Mar 1914
:: Cumberland, MD Flood Mar 1907  
:: Cumberland, MD Flood Mar 1936
:: Port Deposit, MD Flood Mar 1904
:: Baltimore, MD Tornado, July 1902
Train Wrecks
  Cumberland, MD Bridge Collapse and Train Wreck, Aug 1887
:: Cumberland, MD Coal Train Wreck, Dec 1912
:: Eden, MD Train Wreck, Apr 1907
:: Frederick, MD Trolley Wreck, Aug 1912
:: Montevue, MD Trolley - Train Wreck, Aug 1912
:: Berlin, MD Schooner Little May Wreck, Mar 1913
:: Meyersdale, MD Horse Race Accident Sept 1913
:: Frederick, MD Automobile Wreck, Apr 1930
:: Williamsport, MD Bridge Collapse Dec 1908
:: Gaithersburg MD Storm Sept 1917
:: Baltimore, MD Locust Point Pier Collapse, Apr 1907
:: Lonaconing, MD House Explosion May 1907
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.
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