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Title Postcard of Pennsylvania Flyer crash in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, 1911
Description Postmarked August 17, 1911 - 4 days after the Pennsylvania Flyer train, en route from Chicago to New York, derailed at the switch and crashed into a freight train near Swinney Park in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on August 13th, 1911. At least four people died and more than 30 were injured. This image shows a train car that has "Wissinoming" on the side and one that reads "Penn".
Place Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, United States
Date 1911
Year Range Begin 1911
Year Range End 1911
Subjects Accidents
Railroad accidents
Railroad cars
Fort Wayne (Ind.)
Allen County (Ind.)
Process Photomechanical prints
Format Postcards
Collection Name Carole S. (Vanderipe) Grimes Collection
Object ID ia-0113-0020
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