Victims’ descendants commemorate anniversary of Bryn Athyn train wreck

    Ninety years ago today, two trains collided on the tracks in Bryn Athyn between the Southampton and Bryn Athyn train stations.

    This morning, descendants of the 27 victims gathered at the Bryn Athyn Post Office to remember their loved ones and the crash that brought changes to the railroad.
    Lower Moreland Patch has details of the 1921 crash, which happened between two rock walls and left passengers of the wooden cars to fend for themselves as a fire quickly spread.

    The crash drew a lot of attention and led to the nation banning wooden rail cars.

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