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1938 Midvale UT school bus disaster....



Item # 607953

December 2, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1938

* Midvale UT school bus - train disaster
* Riverton & South Jordan Utah children


This 48 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "23 Killed in School Bus Hit By Train in Utah in Storm" "Fast Freight Strikes Vehicle Which Had Stopped and Then Driven on Tracks--Driver Dead--17 Children Hurt" Lengthy text continues on page 18 with 2 related photos and list of the killed. 1st report coverage on the school bus disaster near Midvale, Utah. This was the worse school bus accident in U.S. history and lead to new laws regarding school buses crossing railroad tracks.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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