Welcome to GenDisasters!

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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Dallas, TX Streetcar Accident, Jul 1900

Two Streetcar Accidents

A Man Was Seriously Injured Yesterday and Friday Night a Lady Was Jerked from a Car.  read more »

Fort Worth, TX Flood, Sept 1900

THE TRINITY RIVER HAS FLOODED FORT WORTH  read more »

Newport, AR Two Car Collision Kills Six, Aug 1958

SIX PERSONS ARE KILLED IN CRASH NEAR NEWPORT.

By The Associated Press.  read more »

Sedalia, MO Auto And Train Collision, Feb 1954

CAR-TRAIN CRASH TAKES SIX LIVES IN ONE FAMILY.  read more »