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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Ann Arbor, MI House Fire Kills Three, Nov 1958

PHYSICIAN AND TWO DAUGHTERS PERISH IN FIRE.  read more »

Minot, ND Head On Collision Kills Six, Oct 1958

SIX KILLED IN HORRIBLE HEAD-ON CRASH AT MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA.  read more »

New Orleans LA (Gulf Of Mexico) Oil Rig Blast, Oct 1958

8 WORKMEN FEARED DEAD IN OIL BLAST.  read more »

San Diego, CA (near) 100 Car Pileup, Nov 1958

FOG CAUSES MASS PILEUP.  read more »