Table of contents for Pennsylvania disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival / Karen Ivory.


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Chapter 1: The Yellow Fever Epidemic (1793)
Chapter 2: The Great Pittsburgh Fire (1845)
Chapter 3: The Camp Hill & Shohola Collisions (1856 and 1864)
Chapter 4: The Johnstown Flood (1889)
Chapter 5: Coal Mine Calamities (1904, 1907, 1908)
Chapter 6: Harrisburg Rail Yard Explosion (1905)
Chapter 7: The Boyertown Opera House Fire (1908)
Chapter 8: Eddystone & Oakdale Explosions (1917, 1918)
Chapter 9: The Chester Bridge Collapse (1921)
Chapter 10: The Crash of the Congressional Limited (1943)
Chapter 11: The Donora Smog Crisis (1948)
Chapter 12: The Wreck of the Phillies Special (1962)
Chapter 13: Underground Centralia Fires (1962 – present)
Chapter 14: Hurricane Agnes (1972)
Chapter 15: Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak (1976)
Chapter 16: Three Mile Island (1979)
Chapter 17: Tornado Outbreak (1985)
Chapter 18: The Schoolyard Crash that Killed a Senator (1991)
Chapter 19: The Crash of US Air Flight 427 (1994)
Chapter 20: First the Snow, Then the Floods (1996)
Chapter 21: The Heroic Crash of United Flight 93 (2001)
Chapter 22: Quecreek Mine Rescue (2002)




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Disasters -- Pennsylvania.
Natural disasters -- Pennsylvania.
Accidents -- Pennsylvania -- History.
Pennsylvania -- History, Local.