Angola Horror
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Deadliest Cachers
N 42° 38.644 W 079° 01.457
17T E 661966 N 4723182
Quick Description: Site of a tragic train accident in 1867.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2021 12:11:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM14ER7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Angola Horror train wreck occurred on December 18, 1867, just after 3 p.m. when the last coach of the Buffalo-bound New York Express of the Lake Shore Railway derailed at a bridge, slid down into a gorge and caught fire in Angola, New York, United States, killing 50 people. At the time, it was one of the deadliest train wrecks in American history.
Marker Name: Angola Horror

Marker Type: Roadside

Agency: Evans Historical Society and the Village of Angola

Dedication Date: 0

City/Town/Village Name: Angola

County: Erie

Region: Niagara Frontier (Region 2)

Website: [Web Link]

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