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News Stories of
Fires, Accidents, Train Wrecks
and other Calamities


A locomotive and freight train on the Toledo, Cincinnati & St. Louis road left the track here yesterday and rolled down a forty-foot embankment fatally injuring brakeman Vernor. The engineer and fireman were also severely injured.
[Source: The Bismarck Tribune, June 15, 1883, Transcribed by Linda Dietz]

Dayton Ohio Explosion Took Three Lives
Dayton, O. Today (AP) Three employees of the Thomas and Hochwalt chemical laboratories were killed today by an explosion of a large chemical tank which they were cleaning. The dead are George Conrad, Walter Besecker and Edward Puterbaugh.
[Lebanon Daily News, November 20, 1931 - NP - Sub by FoFG]


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