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Steelton, PA train derailment disaster... Jackie Kennedy birthday...



Item # 574836

July 29, 1962

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, July 29, 1962

* Steelton, Pennsylvania
* Pennsylvania Railroad train disaster


This 44 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page: "Sports Train Wrecked; 25 Killed, Scores Hurt" with subheads. This tells of the derailment of a Pennsylvania Railroad special train along the Susquehanna River at Steelton, PA near Harrisburg.

Also on the front page is a small article "Kennedys Hail Birthday of Jackie" which also includes a small photo of Jackie. This was her 33rd birthday.

Other news of the day throughout. Library stamp within masthead,a few binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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