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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