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Explosions
:: Cisco, TX Torpedo Company Explosion, Jul 1919
:: Houston, TX Daily Age Newspaper Office Explosion, Jun 1896
:: New London, TX School Explosion, Mar 1937
:: Texas City, TX Explosion, Apr 1947
 
Fires
:: Abilene, TX Fire Aug 1911
:: Abilene, TX Boarding House Fire 1930
:: Arlington, TX Fire, Mar 1909  
:: Beaumont, TX Fire 1903
:: Bryan, TX Apartment House Fire, Sept 1923  
:: Comanche, TX Explosion and Fire, Jan 1900
:: Daisetta, TX Fire Jul 1924
:: Dallas, TX Elm Hotel Fire, Mar 1932 
:: Desdemona, TX Bank Fire Jul 1920
:: Fort Worth, TX Fire 1890
:: Fort Worth, TX Fire May 1923
:: Houston, TX Fire Feb 1912
:: Paris, TX Fire, 1915
:: Rockdale, TX Hotel Mundine Fire Jun 1888
:: Sherman, TX Cotton Compress Fire, Dec 1903  
:: Tyler, TX Tyler College Fire, Dec 1903  
:: Wichita Falls, TX Railroad Shop Fire Aug 1922
:: Winfield, TX Fire, Jul 1911  
 
Floods
:: Austin, TX Area Flood, Apr 1915
:: Austin, TX Dam Break and Flood, Apr 1900
:: Bandera, TX Flooding Ravages Texas Hill Country, Aug 1978
:: Brazos Valley, TX Floods, Aug 1899
:: Denton, TX Flood, Mar 1897
:: East Texas Floods, Apr 1921
:: Dallas, TX Flood May 1908
:: Eagle Pass, TX Flood Apr 1908
:: Fort Worth, TX Flood, Apr 1908
:: San Antonio, TX Flood, Sept 1921
:: Temple, TX Farmer Saves Train Crew in Flood, Apr 1908
:: Waco, TX Storm Mar 1897
:: Wharton, TX Flood, Apr 1900
 
Hurricanes
:: Galveston, TX Hurricane, Sept 1900
:: Galveston, TX Hurricane, Aug 1915
:: Indianola, TX Hurricane Aug 1886
:: Indianola, TX Hurricane, Sept 1875
:: Palacios, TX Hurricane Aug 1930
:: Hurricane Carla Hits Texas Coast, Sept 1961
Storms
:: Amarillo, TX Dust Storm 1935
:: Watson, TX Storm, Apr 1927  
   
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Train Wrecks
:: Abilene, TX train wreck, Apr 1955
:: Alvin, TX Train Wreck Aug 1923
:: Arlington, TX Interurban Train - Automobile Wreck, Oct 1912
:: Austin, TX Train Accident, Oct 1912
:: Beaumont, TX Train - Automobile Wreck, Jul 1954
:: Bellevue, TX Passenger Train Is Wrecked, Oct 1911
:: Ben Franklin, TX Train Accident, Oct 1900
:: Brownsville, TX Train Engine Explosion, Dec 1908
:: Brownwood, TX Train Wreck, May 1908
:: Bryan, TX Fire, Jan 1894
:: Camden, TX Train Goes Through Trestles, Feb 1905
:: Carthage, TX Train Accident, May 1930
:: Commerce, TX Train Wreck, Apr 1931
:: Dallas, TX Railroad Bridge Fire, Nov 1929
:: Dallas, TX Train Wreck, Aug 1907
:: Dallas, TX Train Wreck, Oct 1912
:: Denison, TX Train Wreck, Nov 1891
:: Dothan, TX Train Wreck, May 1923
:: Ennis, TX Train Accident, Oct 1912
:: Fort Worth, TX Train Wreck, Aug 1906
:: Fort Worth, TX Trolley - Wagon Wreck, Sept 1913
:: Galveston, TX street car accident, Dec 1893
:: Granger, TX Tornado, Apr 1927
:: Greenville, TX Train Wreck, Oct 1909
:: Hempstead, TX Train Wreck, Nov 1884
:: Houston, TX Train Wreck, Feb 1894
:: Houston, TX Trolley Wire Accident, Oct 1891
:: Humble, TX Train Wreck, Dec 1922
:: McDonna, TX Train Kills Children On Trestle, Apr 1958
:: McDonough, TX train wreck, Dec 1893
:: McKinney, TX interurban train wreck, Oct 1912
:: Mexia, TX Train Wreck, Oct 1927
:: Millers Switch, TX Train Accident, May 1936
:: New Braunfels, TX Head On Train Collision Kills Four, Dec 1947
:: Palestine, TX Bad Railroad Accident, Mar 1887
:: San Antonio, TX Train Wreck, Mar 1920
:: Sanderson, TX Train Wreck, Mar 1902
:: Temple, TX Farmer Saves Train Crew in Flood, Apr 1908
:: Temple, TX Railroad Accident, Sept 1913
:: Winchester, TX Train Wreck, Dec 1893
:: Woodbine, TX Train Accident, Oct 1900
:: Zephyr, TX Train Wreck, Sept 1902
 
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Fire Department, Dalhart, TX early 1900s