Connellsville train wreck

Connellsville train wreck


Connellsville, Pennsylvania (PA), US
The Connellsville train wreck killed 64 people and injured 68. It occurred on December 23, 1903, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad near Connellsville, Pennsylvania (newspaper reports of the day do not agree on the exact location) when the Duquesne Limited was derailed by a load of timber lying on the track which had fallen from a freight train earlier.
The Connellsville train wreck killed 64 people and injured 68. It occurred on December 23, 1903, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad near Connellsville, Pennsylvania (newspaper reports of the day do not agree on the exact location) when the Duquesne Limited was derailed by a load of timber lying on the track which had fallen from a freight train earlier.
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