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Marge
Hardin, MO 1959 Train Wreck
Sun Jun 10, 2012 23:15
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Whenever I am able to locate the couple of pictures from the 1959 Hardin, MO wreck, I will be happy to post them for whomever. > I would be interested to know who "Anonymous'" grandmother was because perhaps I knew her. I lived across the street from the accident. > I was in Hardin last October, and continue to maintain communication with locals. I will 'revisit' this topic with friends from that area who lived there when the accident happened. > On another note, I live ouside of St. Louis, MO. In the past 12 days there have been 3 NEEDLESS deaths by Amtrack trains (i.e. teen boy walking on tracks w/earphones + 2 teenage girls playing the Ghost Train game). How terribly sad. > Of probable interest to the followers of this site, in the 6-10-12 St. Louis Post Dispatch, the artical "In crashes, train crews victims, too" will give insite into the havoc train accidents have on the crew. Thank you, Marge

  • Re: Hardin MO train wreck, 1959Anonymous, Fri Apr 6 17:54
    The story i know is the work train on the side track was sent on to the main track the incoming mail trains was late causing a head on collision killing one of the engineers. This wreck happened... more
    • Hardin, MO 1959 Train Wreck — Marge, Sun Jun 10 23:15
      • Hardin wreckAndrew Taylor, Sun Mar 26 13:42
        Did you find pictures? Am involved with a Santa Fe historical group that is interested in seeing them. Thanks
      • hardin train wreckmarvin dady, Sun Aug 21 15:25
        i went back to the centinnial years ago. my mother grew up in hardin. her maiden name was de mint. this is when i first heard about the wreck. iwould also like to know more about it
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