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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Fort Gay, WV Auto And Train Collide, Feb 1957

4 CHILDREN DIE IN TRAIN-CAR CRASH.  read more »

Windom, MN Bus And Snow Plow Crash, Mar 1944

6 DEAD, 11 INJURED IN BUS-PLOW CRASH.  read more »

Madison, IN Car Crashes Into Tree, Dec 1959

FOUR KILLED IN AUTO PLUNGE.  read more »

Houston, Pickup Truck And Train Crash, Nov 1959

TRAIN-PICKUP CRASH KILLS 8.  read more »