Thursday, June 19, 2008

Pennsylvania Fires, Train Wrecks and other disasters

Pennsylvania Disasters added to the database at
Events That Touched Our Ancestors Lives:

Butler, PA oil company fire, Jun 1907
Bellefonte, PA High School Fire, Feb 1939
Philadelphia, PA Leather Works Factory Destroyed, Dec 1910
Pittsburgh, PA Train Wreck, Sept 1911
Hollidaysburg, PA Court House Fire, Mar 1917
Barnesboro, PA School House Burns, Mar 1909
Bellefonte, PA County Prison Fire, Jan 1959
Brandtsville, PA Train Cars Explode At Wreck Site, April 1963
Westport, PA Train Wreck, Aug 1871
Uniontown, PA Destructive Fire, July 1943
Meshoppen, PA Hotel Fire, Jan 1904
Dunmore, PA Marywood College Fire, Feb 1971
York, PA Rolling Mill Explosion, Aug 1908
Mechanicsburg, PA Printing House Fire, Jan 1903
Mechanicsburg, PA Bowling Alley And Apartment Fire, Mar 1956
Tyrone, PA Pennsylvania House Hotel Fire, Jan 1972
Marcus Hook, PA Tanker Explodes After Collision, Jan 1975
Ardmore, PA Train Accident, May 1896
Rankin, PA Boiler Explosion, Apr 1900
Pottsville, PA Mine Explosion, Feb 1895
Philadelphia, PA Grand Central Theatre Fire, Apr 1892
Bus Crash Kills Seven near Lancaster Pa Dec 1969
Marianna, PA Mine Explosion Disaster, Nov 1908
Shiremanstown, PA Fires Sweeps Through Town, Sep 1908
Salisbury, PA Loss By Fire Of Portion Of Town, Sep 1924
Ebensburg, PA Destructive Fire Throughout Town, Feb 1915
Philadelphia, PA Refinery Fire, Aug 1975
Cheswick, PA Harwick Mine Explosion, Jan 1904
Greensburg, PA Train And Truck Collision, Sep 1924
Altoona, PA Lyric Theatre Burns, Feb 1907
Lancaster, PA Warehouses Burned, Jan 1907
Briar Hill, PA Bucket Accident Kills Four, Jan 1904

Unknown School Photo, New Castle, PA

Unknown School Photo, New Castle, PA

Perhaps you might recognize someone or the school in the background.

More Lawrence County PA Old Photos

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

N & S. V. Depot, Blain, PA, early 1900s photo

N. & S. V. Depot, Blain, PA early 1900s

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Photo from a postcard shows a group of unknown residents waiting for the train at the N. & S. V. railroad depot in Blain, Perry County, PA.

Perhaps you might recognize some of these folks.

More Pennsylvania Old Photos