"Angola Horror"

"Angola Horror" (HM1FEI)

Location: Angola, NY 14006 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 38.638', W 79° 1.405'

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One of the worst train disasters occurred 600 ft. upstream on Dec 18, 1867. The last two cars of the Buffalo & Erie RR's 'New York Express' fell from the trestle, burned, and resulted in 50 deaths and over 100 injuries.
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HM NumberHM1FEI
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Placed ByEvans Historical Society and the Village of Angola
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:44am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 662037 N 4723172
Decimal Degrees42.64396667, -79.02341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 38.638', W 79° 1.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 38' 38.28" N, 79° 1' 24.3" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 Mill St, Angola NY 14006, US
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