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The Great Paris Train Wreck, 1895

Montparnasse derailment: 22 October 4 pm: The Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus

Le 22 octobre 1895, le train en provenance de Granville n'avait pu s'arrêter suite à des freins défectueux et la locomotive traversa la façade de la Gare de l'Ouest devenue Gare Montparnasse.

Le 22 octobre 1895, le train en provenance de Granville n'avait pu s'arrêter suite à des freins défectueux et la locomotive traversa la façade de la Gare de l'Ouest devenue Gare Montparnasse.

1938: The new streamlined 20th Century Ltd. locomotive, designed by Henry Dreyfuss, which runs between New York and Chicago

The new streamlined Century Ltd. locomotive, designed by Henry Dreyfuss, which runs between New York and Chicago. I've taken the Century LImited, though a newer version. Everyone should take a train trip once in their life.

RailPictures.Net Photo: SNCF 817002 SNCF BB 17000 at Paris, France by Jean-Marc Frybourg

RailPictures.Net Photo: SNCF 817002 SNCF BB 17000 at Paris, France by Jean-Marc Frybourg

Accident du train de Granville à Montparnasse, Gare de l'Ouest, 1895 ©Photorail

Accident du train de Granville à Montparnasse, Gare de l'Ouest, 1895 ©Photorail

Des accidents à l’ancienne #2 - La boite verte

liquidnight:Collision between two engines.Bay of Quinte Railway, Ontario, Canada, 1892 [From the Musée McCord Museum]

Rail accident on the Zig Zag Railway (NSW) by State Records NSW, via Flickr

Rail accident on the Zig Zag Railway (NSW) by State Records NSW, via Flickr

@lanchistory 26 Sep #Lancslines images: Accrington Rail Accident 26 Sept 1899 No one was injured!?

26 Sep images: Accrington Rail Accident 26 Sept 1899 No one was injured!