On this day: the Great Train Wreck of 1918

The Great Train Wreck of 1918 occurred on July 9, 1918, in Nashville, Tennessee.

At 7:20am on the 9th of July, 1918, two passenger trains collided in Nashville, Tennessee.

Widely considered to be the worst rail accident in US history, 101 people were killed and another 171 injured.

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