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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Haskell, TX Head On Collision Kills Five, Jun 1957

TEXAS CAR CRASH TAKES FIVE LIVES.  read more »

Enumclaw, WA Tree Falls On Car, Jun 1957

HUGE TREE FALLS ON CAR, 3 KILLED.  read more »

Corning, AR Car And Truck Collision, Nov 1957

SIX KILLED WHEN CAR, TRUCK MEET.  read more »

Darien, CT Two Car Collision Kills Five, Nov 1957

FIVE PERSONS KILLED IN TWO-CAR WRECK.

Darien, Conn. (AP) - Five persons were killed Thursday in the collision of two automobiles on the Boston Post Road. Two persons were injured seriously.  read more »