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Books - Ohio Train Disasters
Title:
"Ohio Train Disasters"
Manufacturer:
The History Press
Category:
Books
Price:
$19.99
Status:
In stock
To Order:
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Added to Website:
09/14/2016
Notes:

In nearly a century of heavy rail travel in Ohio, a dozen train accidents stand out as the most horrific. In the bitter cold, just after Christmas 1876, eleven cars plunged seventy-five feet into the frigid water below. The stoves burst into flames, burning to death all who were not killed by the fall. Fires cut short the lives of forty-three people in the head-on Doodlebug collision in Cuyahoga Falls in 1940 and eleven people in a train wreck near Dresden in 1912. Author Jane Ann Turzillo unearths these red-hot stories of ill-fated passengers, heroic trainmen, and the wrecking crews who faced death and destruction on Ohio's rails.

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