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Famous FiresImperial Foods Processing Plant Fire, September 3, 1991

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"The Hamlet chicken processing plant fire was an industrial fire in Hamlet, North Carolina, at the Imperial Foods processing plant on September 3, 1991, resulting from a failure in a hydraulic line."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 11/22/2015

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Railway Disaster SitesHamlet, NC Train Wreck, Jul 1906

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The following is from the book "Scalded to Death by the Steam" by Katie Letcher Lyle (1983 Algonquin Books)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 11/20/2015

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Famous FiresCrow's Nest Pass Coal Company Building - 1908 Fire

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This building, constructed in 1905, was one of the few buildings in Fernie to survive the great fire of 1908

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/4/2015

last visited: never

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ShipwrecksS.S. City of Ainsworth - Gray Creek, BC

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Mounted on the north end of the Gray Creek Community Hall is a large plaque describing the demise of the sternwheeler S.S. City of Ainsworth, which foundered across the bay from the site of the plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: never

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Infamous Crime ScenesKillough Massacre -- Cherokee County TX

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The state historic marker for the Killough Massacre in an amazing cemetery off the back roads of Cherokee County TX

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/31/2015

last visited: 11/10/2015

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Railway Disaster SitesSanta Clara Train Crash - Santa Clara, CA

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A crash in Santa Clara.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/24/2015

last visited: never

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Infamous Crime ScenesMurder of Mason Co. Sheriff Thomas Milligan -- Mason TX

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A state historic marker tells the tale of one family, two sheriffs, and two infamous line-of-duty deaths. This marker is on the Fort McKavett Road, near the spot where Sheriff Allen Murray was murdered in 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 7/25/2015

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ShipwrecksVonette - Bray-Dunes (F)

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The remains of the three-masted schooner Vonette on the beach near Bray-Dunes in northern France, just three kilometers from the Belgian border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 2/5/2016

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ShipwrecksH.M.S. Crested Eagle - Bray-Dunes (F)

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At low tide visible wreck of the Crested Eagle, left behind after Operarion Dynamo at the beginning of in WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 2/5/2016

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ShipwrecksDevonia - Bray-Dunes (F)

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At low tide visible wreck of Devonia, left behind after Operarion Dynamo at the beginning of in WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: 2/5/2016

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Plane Crash SitesJessica Dubroff crash site - Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Jessica Dubroff, her father Lloyd Dubroff, and her flight instructor Joe Reid died in a crash at this location, shortly after takeoff, during Jessica's attempt to become the youngest person to fly across the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Spooty

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/19/2015

last visited: never

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Plane Crash SitesVickers Wellington Bomber X9905 - Corn Way, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by Waltham Forest Heritage, marks the location where Harrow Green School used to stand. It was destroyed in 1942 when a Wellington Bomber crashed into it killing all six onboard and five members of the ARP located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2015

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Big Texan Steak Ranch - Fire - Amarillo, Texas, USA.

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Bob Lee opened the Big Texan Steak Ranch in 1960. It stood along Route 66 in Amarillo. Prosperity turned briefly to despair in 1976 when a fire destroyed most of the restaurant. Now up from the ashes & located in Amarillo, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: 6/19/2009

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Plane Crash SitesTupolev Tu-134 crash at Sofia Airport - Sofia, Bulgaria

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In 1984, 50 people died as a Tupolev Tu-134 approached the runway here at Sofia Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Bulgaria

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 6/8/2015

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ShipwrecksWreck of the Angel Gabriel - Pemaquid Point, ME

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At the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse are a pair of plaques relating the fact that the Angel Gabriel was wrecked nearby on August 15, 1635.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 10/9/2015

last visited: never

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ShipwrecksFormer HMCS Cormorant Sinks in Bridgewater, NS

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We happened by when the former Canadian Navy diving support vessel HMCS Cormorant was sitting on the bottom of the LaHave River in Bridgewater

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 10/7/2015

last visited: never

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Plane Crash SitesAvro Anson- Mokine, Western Australia

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An air crash site east of Perth

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 9/24/2015

last visited: never

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Plane Crash SitesF4U Corsair Crash

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An old F4U Corsair crash site. All that remains is the fuselage and cockpit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 9/23/2015

last visited: never

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Famous FiresRiga Castle Fire - Riga, Latvia

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Riga Castle was built between 1497 and 1515 and is the official residence of the President of Latvia. A fire in the castle in June 2013 severely damaged it. The Latvian President described the fire as a "national disaster." Restoration is underway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Latvia

date approved: 9/15/2015

last visited: 7/13/2013

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Famous FiresClothing Company Fire - Binghamton, NY

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" The worst loss of life by fire in city history. The fire claimed 35 lives. "

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: never

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Plane Crash SitesB-24H Jolly Duck

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Monument for crashed American B-24H Liberator

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: 12/5/2015

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Plane Crash SitesCessna 210, VH-MDX, Barrington Tops, NSW, Australia

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9 August, 1981 a Cessna 210, piloted by Michael Hutchins (with four passengers) was flying from Proserpine (Qld) to Bankstown (Sydney, NSW) when it was vectored towards Barrington Tops where it suffered an unknown fate, despite numerous searches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: never

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Plane Crash SitesTwo C-47's collide - Jalhay (B)

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Due to bad weather conditions, two C-47 dakota's collided in flight. Eight americans died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Liège, Belgium

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: 2/5/2016

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Plane Crash SitesLiberator B-24 - Tisnov, Czech Republic

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Liberator B-24 crash - Tisnov

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: 4/4/2016

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Plane Crash SitesClark GA-43 Crash - Mount Rigi / Küssnacht - Switzerland

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Memorial for the crew of the Clark GA-43 (Pilot Ernst Gerber and Radio Navigator Arthur Müller), that crashed here in the night of April 30, 1936 during a cargo flight from Frankfurt / Main to Basel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Laponia

location: Zentralschweiz (ZG/SZ/LU/UR/OW/NW), Switzerland

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: never

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