Hurricane of 1938, Stonington, Conn.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-09-22

GUSN

GUSN-286363

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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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

hurricanes
damage
floods (natural events)
passenger trains
railroads
black-and-white negatives

Physical Description

1 negative ; 5.25 x 4.25 inches

Collection Code

PC053

Collection Name

Yankee Publishing Collection, 1890-1939

Reference Code

PC053.075

Places

Stonington (New London county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white negatives

Descriptive Terms

Hurricane of 1938

Restrictions

The item is a black and white negative, but it has been digitized as a positive image for ease of use.

Description Level

Item