McCarthy Album 05, Photograph 036

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Title

McCarthy Album 05, Photograph 036

Date

1913-06-19

Subject

Train Wreck

Description

Caption: "Wreck on the Vallejo Napa Line." Photograph showing some of the train cars involved in a June 19, 1913 accident in which two trains of the San Francisco, Napa Valley and Calistoga Railroad collided head-on approximately 2.4 miles north of Vallejo. Ten passengers and three railroad employees were killed, and twenty-eight others injured.

Coverage

Vallejo, California

Identifier

96-07-08-alb05-036

Contributor

Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996.

Publisher

California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office

Rights

© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.

Source

Image from the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

Format

JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color

Language

English

Type

Still Image