Historical Images of Porter County

Westbound New York Central Passenger Train No. 151
Porter, Indiana

Date: February 27, 1921
Source Type: Photograph
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Chicago Daily News
Postmark: Not applicable
Collection: Library of Congress
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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