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  • Short Summary

    A train crash in America claimed 20 lives.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Luxury Train Wrecked. 20 killed and over 100 injured as 2 'crack' Southern Limited collide when one fails to take a switch."

    United States of America (USA).

    Panning shots over the wreckage of the trains and the devastation by the track. People inspecting the wreckage. A large carriage is lifted away off the track.

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    Film ID:
    664.31
    Media URN:
    26638
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:32:00 / 01:45:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1362

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This clip reports upon an accident that occurred on December 23rd 1926, at Rockmart, Georgia, when the "Ponce de Leon" and "Royal Palm" trains collided.

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