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Fatal train crash in Iowa Falls in 1912

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IOWA FALLS (KWWL) -- Two people were killed and a third badly injured in a train crash April 22, 1912 when a section of an Illinois Central stock train crashed into another section of the train.

The engine crew jumped out, escaping injury.  The crash demolished a dozen stock cars, killing 300 hogs.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo
Source: Iowa City Daily Press 4-22-1912

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