Many Killed In Train Wreck 1951

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    Full title reads: "Many Killed In Train Wreck".

    Weedon, Lancashire. A train crash kills several people and injures many more.

    GV Train wreckage. GV Train wreckage. MS Man using oxyacetylene burner among wreckage. GVs of wreckage. LS Train tunnel. MS Ruined train carriages. MS Crane clearing away wreckage. GVs Helpers among the wreckage.

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    01:36:07:00 / 01:37:01:00
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  • This accident happened on 21st September 1951.
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    patrick_smyth 7th Aug 2013
  • Thanks for this film, but Weedon is in Northamptonshire, not Lancashire. My relatives George and Win Grey were in the field harhesting when the train fell into it. George said "the engine reared up like a horse".

    richarda42 5th Feb 2014

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