One Of The Deadliest Accidents In U.S. History Happened Right Here In North Carolina
The following is a gut-wrenching summary of one of the worst train accidents in the history of America. The account is based upon newspaper articles published in the hours and immediate days following the unfortunate series of events that unfolded in North Carolina on a very snowy December night in 1943.
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The Rennert railroad derailment and resulting accident is the worst train accident in the history of North Carolina and one of the worst in the U.S. If you’d like to read more, or see a list of the victims of this horrific accident, you’ll find both at this link.
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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