An adventure saga filled with colorful and engaging history, this is epic narrative storytelling at its finest.
Author: Gary Krist
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
The most notable was a failure of an iron Howe truss at Ashtabula , Ohio , which
took 65 lives in 1876 , the worst rail disaster in America so far . Surprisingly ,
many highway bridges also failed , despite their relatively light live loads . This
Author: United States. Federal Highway Administration
Author: Freeman H. Hubbard
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill
Taken altogether , this until he was the acknowledged " Railwas the most terrible
railroad disaster 1877 . Jan . Wonderful experiments of Gen . road King . " He
managed a line of Pleasonton with blue glass as a healing which has ever ...
Due to the size of the enterprise , Coup conceived of a specially designed circus
train . ... railroad cars carrying the circus had the worst train crash in its history as
it hurled headlong into a lake from a collapsed bridge , killing forty horses .
Author: M. Thomas Inge
It is easy to dismiss an accident as resulting from an employee ' s negligence
when , in fact , it may have been due to a failure of the system itself . ... one night
recently , killing at least 48 persons and injuring 144 ' seriously , in one of South
Africa ' s worst train disasters . ... has returned to the rails in his homeland , but
not the identical cars nor steam locomotive that he took over to America and left
The White Cascade : The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's
Deadliest Avalanche . New York : Holt , 2007 . Krohe , James , Jr. Summer of
Rage : The Springfield Race Riot of 1908. Springfield , Ill .: Sangamon County
Author: Ballard C. Campbell
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Employees RAILROADS - ACCIDENTS see also Negligence Moody , Don .
America ' s Worst Train Disaster : The 1910 Wellington Tragedy . LC 98 - 87426 .
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Author: Rose Arny
This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century.
Author: Betsy Thorpe
Publisher: Ideas Into Books Westview
Bottom line for the train wreck , if you will , or the overlapping regulations in the
power sector , there is only one study to ... In the worst case , Congressman
Sullivan , when we have a shortage of supply we end up with rolling blackouts
Amtrak Train Accident Well , those stories of sacrifice and love were repeated
hundreds of times that day . ... were out of I remember how humble I felt on that
day the train even before the emergency crews in 1980 when the American
people first arrived . ... have done for more than and your community was face - to
- face with two centuries : When others were in need , the worst accident in
Amtrak history .
The long and enviable record of British railways in the matter of comparative
immunity from heavy fatalities to passengers in train accidents was broken by the
terrible disaster that befell a troop train in collision with two other passenger
trains at ...
THE ASHTABULA DISASTER was the most deadly railroad accident in. WWW A
70 passengers were incinerated . Camp Hill was far and away the very worst
railroad accident that had occurred in America's history . Immediately after the ...
Author: Robert Carroll Reed
... Ohio The Great Train Wreck On the evening of December 29 , 1876 , one of the
worst railroad disasters of the century occurred ... Covering the accident a
Cincinnati Enquirer reporter wrote : There is probably nothing in the annals of
Author: James W. Campbell
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : University Press of America
The Keokuk accident was one of a pair , road companies this matter of train
robbery in the The Chamber bases its claims ... their engines worst
inconsistencies in American railroad operation . leaving the pay unchanged , but
disappointing the ...
One terrible accident at Quintinshill , near Gretna , on May 22 , 1915 , after many
years of remarkable freedom from fatal casualties , marks that year as the
blackest in the history of British railways . The disaster befell a troop train in
The report of the superintendent of the road to the railroad commissioner of the
state dated Jan. ... while three brakesmen had passed it with much worse
alinement than that of the Providence danger signals , do anything to protect
them ; nor did & Worcester ... It must as happened in the Meadows disaster on the
work safely whether each does his duty or not , Pennsylvania Railroad , just out
of Jersey City ...
The first serious American train wreck occurred at Chatsworth near Piper City , III .
, Aug . ... America ' s worst peacetime submarine disaster caused great national
grief on April 10 , 1963 , when the nuclear submarine Thresher failed to surface ...
Author: Paul Henry Oehser
A rush - hour commuter train will collide with a chemical - laden freight train and
hundreds will be killed in America ' s worst rail disaster . Geologists will discover
the world ' s greatest oil reserves under the Great Lakes . That the fortune - tellers
Quite a number of persons were hastening toward the railway bridge . The
people from ... A ' fearful accident had occurred ; not a collision , but a train had
gone off the line , and ... The affair recalled the worst disasters of American
Author: Jules Verne