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Hurricane of 1938, Stonington, Conn.

PC053.075 (RS185833)

Description

A black and white image showing a derailed train on tracks that cross a body of water, the front three cars of which are turned on their sides. The caption for the image reads, "Crack N.Y.-Boston train derailed Sept. 22, near Stonington with 275 passengers aboard."

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Details

Collection Name
Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939
Collection Code
PC053
Dates
1938-09-22
Physical Description
1 negative ; 5.25 x 4.25 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
286363
Reference Code
PC053.075

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Hurricane of 1938
damage
floods (natural events)
hurricanes
passenger trains
railroads
Material Type
black-and-white negatives
Places
Stonington (New London county, Connecticut)
Physical Access Restrictions
The item is a black and white negative, but it has been digitized as a positive image for ease of use.

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