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Horseshoe Curve (Altoona, PA) Train Wreck...



Item # 654551

February 19, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, from New York, dated February 19, 1947

* historic train wreck between Altoona & Gallitzin, PA
* Horseshoe curve
* The red Arrow - one of the "Blue Ribbon Flyers"

This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include:

* 25 KILLED IN WRECK ON PENN RAILROAD; 124 ARE INJURED
* Flyer From Detroit to New York Jumps Rails at Mountain Curve Near Altoona
* Plunges Into Deep Gully


Continues on page 7 with related photo. (see)

Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

Item from Catalog 274 (released for September, 2018)...

Category: The 20th Century

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