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The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Author: Charity Ann Vogel
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On December 18, 1867, the Buffalo and Erie Railroad's eastbound New York Express derailed as it approached the high truss bridge over Big Sister Creek, just east of the small settlement of Angola,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print
Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charity Ann Vogel
OCLC Number: 941599747
Notes: Book.
Awards: Winner of Cowinner, Herbert H. Lehman Award (New York Academ.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cast of CharactersPrologue: America on the Rails1. Troubled Sleep2. Angola at Dawn3. Getting Under Way4. En Route5. Delays6. Approach7. Breaking8. Falling9. Horror10. Rescue11. Recognitions12. Reports13. Mourning14. Judging15. Debates16. ChangesEpilogue: Lost SoulsPostscript: After the HorrorAuthor's NoteNotesBibliographyIndex

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"Written in a format that allowed readers to place themselves onboard the 1867 train and experience a closeness and relationship with the eighty-seven characters presented." * The Innovation Journal Read more...

 
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