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:: Ardmore, OK Gasoline Explosion, Sept 1915
:: Big Heart, OK Explosion, Jan 1919   
:: Ardmore, OK Fire, Dec 1922   
:: Beaver City, OK Fire 1910
:: Drumright, OK Fire, Nov 1916 
:: Guthrie, OK Fire 1893
:: Norman, OK Norman State Hospital Fire, 1918
:: Sapulpa, OK Fire, Apr 1908
:: Walter, OK Newspaper Office Fire, Jan 1908
:: Bartlesville, OK Flood Oct 1926 
:: Guthrie, OK Flood, Apr 1897 
:: Pawnee, OK Flood, May-June 1908   
:: Perry, OK Flood, May 1902 
Mine Explosions & Accidents
:: McCurtain, OK Mine Explosion, Oct 1922
:: Hollister, OK Lightning Strike, Jun 1928
:: Big Heart, OK Tornado, Apr 1911
:: Chattanooga, OK Tornado, May 1913 
:: Elk City, OK Tornado May 1902 
:: Guthrie, OK Tornado, Oct 1896 
:: Hennessey, OK Tornado, Apr 1912  
:: Nardin, OK Tornado, Jun 1928  

Nash, OK Tornado, Jun 1928  

:: Pawhuska, OK Tornado 1912
:: Perry, OK Tornado, April 1912 
:: Pryor, OK Tornado 1942
:: Snyder, OK Tornado, May 1905 
:: Snyder, OK Tornado, Jun 1906 
:: South Coffeyville, OK Tornado, Jun 1928 
:: Webb City, OK Tornado Apr 1928
:: Woodward, OK Tornado 1947
:: Yukon, OK Tornado, Apr 1912 

Train Wrecks
:: Ardmore, OK Train Wreck, May 1902 
:: Dover, OK Train Wreck, Sept 1906   
:: El Reno, OK Train Wreck, Feb 1908
:: Ninnekah, OK Train Wreck, Dec 1912
:: Vinita, OK Train Wreck, Aug 1904
:: Wymark, OK Train Wreck, Jul 1901   
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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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Fire Wagon & Court House, Lawton, OK