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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.
Category: The 20th Century