The great circus train wreck of 1918 tragedy on the Indiana lakeshore by Richard M. Lytle

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementRichard M. Lytle
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LC ClassificationsGV1821.H3 L97 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24494363M
ISBN 109781596299313
LC Control Number2010021444
OCLC/WorldCa639518444

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I give my condolences and pay respect to those who lost their lives in the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus Train Wreck of in Ivanhoe, Gary, Ind.

Richard Lytle, author of "The Great Circus Train Wreck of ," speaks Friday morning at a wreath laying ceremony at the Gary site of the JHagenbeck-Wallace Circus train wreck that. The Great Circus Train Wreck of Ina sleeping engineer’s locomotive plowed into the idle Hagenbeck-Wallace circus train, killing 86 circus performers and workers who were buried in a mass grave in Chicago’s Woodlawn Cemetery in a section called Showman’s Rest.

A Tragic Comedy of Errors. Story by Paul Benninghoff. Octo It was an early show on June 1, It was a great show, in fact, for the Hagenbeck—Wallace Circus. They performed a charity show for the inmates locked up in the State Penitentiary of Michigan city, Indiana.

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[Richard M Lytle] -- In the pre-dawn hours on a June night ina train engineer drifted to sleep as the train chugged toward Hammond, Indiana, where it plowed into the idle Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus Train.

More than. In the early morning hours of Jthe members of the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus were fast asleep in the wooden cars at the back of their train. They were traveling to their next performance in Hammond, Indiana.

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Two passenger trains, operated by the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad ("NC&StL"), collided head-on, killing people and injuring an additional It is considered the deadliest rail accident in United States history.

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On July 9,near Nashville, Tennessee, in an area known as Dutchman’s curve, two trains collided head-on creating such a frightful noise that many claimed it could be “heard for miles.”.

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On a June night inthe idle Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus Train was hit by another train. In the subsequent wreckage and blaze, more than two hundred circus performers were injured and eighty six were killed. Join the author as he recounts the details of this tragedy and its role in the overall evolution and demise of a unique entertainment industry.

Another tragedy struck the circus before a.m. on Jin the Hammond Circus Train Wreck when the engineer of an empty troop train fell asleep, and collided into the rear of the Hagenbeck-Wallace circus train near Hammond, Indiana.

Showmen’s Rest is the site of a mass burial of clowns and other circus performers in Chicago after a train wreck killed 86 members of the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus in An elephant statue marks Showmen’s Rest, a mass grave of clowns and other circus performers. "Rushing Like a Banshee" is a preview single for the album The Ghost of Hope, co-produced by Eric Drew Feldman (Captain Beefheart, Fear, Pere Ubu, Snakefinger).

It was released by Psychofon records in a variety of special limited editions, including an object d'art train wheel edition. A video for the song was created by John Sanborn. So as you watch Roustabout: The Great Circus Train Wreck!, you might notice three performance structures at work alluding to the nonfictional historical truth of the actual train wreck, to the absurd comedic farce about the meta theatrical nature of performance and lastly the heart felt pathos in the dramatic narratives of the historically.The Great Circus Train Wreck of Soon after, the sleeping engineer's locomotive plowed into the circus train.

In the subsequent wreckage and blaze, more than two hundred circus performers were injured and eighty-six were killed, most of whom were interred in a mass grave in the Showmen's Rest section of Chicago's Woodlawn Cemetery.The first circus to travel by rail was the Den Stone Circus in Through out the history of the American circus, train wrecks have taken many lives.

The last fatal circus train wreck occurred in near Lakeland, Florida.

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