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Nevada Appeal at 150: Sept. 4, 1957: Death in Jamaica ravine

Plunging into a ravine in Central Jamaica, nine cars of a 12-car train carried approximately 200 persons to death, injured 500 others, in one of history’s worst train disasters. Here are rescuers at work.

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.