Historical Images of Porter County
Westbound New York Central and Michigan Central Wreck
Date: February 27, 1921
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: AZO, P. & H. Drugstore
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: Westbound New York Central passenger train No. 151 plowed through the third coach of eastbound Michigan Central train No. 20, at an interlocked crossing of these lines at Porter, Indiana. Thirty-seven persons were killed and four seriously injured in this wreck. Additional information concerning this train wreck can be found here.
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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook