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May 05, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1873

* Dixon, Illinois
* Truesdell Bridge collapse
* Baptism ceremony disaster


The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE" "A Bridge Over Rock River, Illinois, Falls with Two Hundred Persons" "Wild And Terrible Scene" "Fifty-one Dead Bodies Taken from the Stream" and more and partial list of the dead.
Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

Category: Post-Civil War