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WW10.6 km

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Railway Disaster SitesVestal Train Wreck

in Railway Disaster Sites

Collision of two trains at the Vestal Station, one carrying 5 tons of dynamite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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SS96.9 km

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Famous FiresLaurel Run Mine Fire

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Mine Fire has been burning since 1915. All because a miner was in a hurry and left his lantern behind.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Toki24

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/28/2010

last visited: 11/11/2014

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NWNW103.5 km

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire - Skaneateles, NY

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Fire removed 13 building in a growing town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 1/28/2014

last visited: 1/28/2014

Image for Civil War Prison Train Wreck - Pike County, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

SESE108.1 km

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Railway Disaster SitesCivil War Prison Train Wreck - Pike County, Pennsylvania

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Near Shohola, there is a train "museum" there, too. What a mess this must have been. I highly recommend the website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 8/24/2011

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NN130 km

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Famous FiresPHOENIX FIRE - PHOENIX, NY

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This describes the devastating fire that destroyed 80 buildings in the Village of Pheonix, New York back in 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 8/25/2007

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SS133.4 km

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Plane Crash SitesFRED J. KNAUF

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The marker reads: In Memory Lieut. FRED J. KNAUF, died March 28, 1942 There is a geocache nearby that brought me here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/27/2006

last visited: never

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SS148.1 km

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Famous FiresCentralia Mine Fire - Centralia, PA

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A disastrous mine fire that has had an entire town moved!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fossilgirlerin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/22/2008

last visited: 8/25/2014

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NWNW149.2 km

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Railway Disaster Sites1901 Zurick Train Derailment - Zurick, NY

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This describes the details of a fatal train wreck between Newark and Zurick, New York back in 1901. AND, to top it off, I had my own train wreck experience at this very crossing 97 years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 9/30/2007

last visited: 9/30/2007

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