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REVISITED: The Train Crash at Crush

Trainbits is taking a break this November. Here is a post that originally appeared in 2013.

The Crash at Crush was a staged train crash in September 1896. William George Crush of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad organised the publicity stunt at the temporary city of Crush, Texas. Crush got the idea after witnessing a train crash and seeing how people reacted to the accident.

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