Friday, January 12, 2007

Virginia Train Wrecks

Virginia Disaster Articles - Just added at chronicles the events that touched our ancestors' lives - train wrecks, fires, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, storms, mining explosions, ship wrecks, drownings, and accidents. Transcribed newspaper accounts, excerpts from historical books and photographs detail hundreds of life's tragedies that our ancestors endured, from the 1800s to the 1950s. (and it's free)

Petersburg, Virginia Train Wreck February 1912
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Surnames: Moors, Dallage, Brown
Passengers from: Virginia, Pennsylvania

Lynchburg, Virginia Train Wreck December 1906
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Surnames: Spencer, Schuyler, Merrill

South Boston, VA Train Accident November 1860
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Surname: Dinon
Events That Touched Our Ancestors' Lives