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1944 Jellico Train Wreck

This weeks train derailment in Philadelphia brought back memories of the famous train wreck of July 6,1944 that happened in our area in which 34 solders died and over 100 were injured. It was one of the worst train disasters in US history. ¬†Ironically, just like the Philadelphia wreck, excessive speed was the leading cause […]

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