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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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Fibre, MI Auto and Train Collision, Jul 1974

8 DIE IN PENINSULA'S WORST CRASH.

Kinchloe Air Force Base, Mich. (UPI) - The worst recorded traffic accident in the history of Michigan's Upper Peninsula has claimed its eighth life.  read more »

Savannah, GA Boarding House Collapse, Jul 1890

FALLING WALLS.

A SAVANNAH BOARDING HOUSE EITHER BLOWN UP OR COLLAPSED - THREE KILLED AND SIX INJURED.  read more »

Plains, TX Warehouse Explosion, Feb 1953

One Dead After Plains Blast; Damage Heavy  read more »

Pampa, TX Cellar Explosion, Nov 1934

Two Are Killed As Gas Explodes In Pampa Cellar

Auto Bearing Survivors to Hospital Collides With Another Machine  read more »



by Dr. Radut