This Atllantic Coast Line train derailed near Buie, N.C., Dec. 16, 1943, and a few minutes later a northbound train from the same line crashed into it. Seventy-two people died in the derailment and crash.
This Atllantic Coast Line train derailed near Buie, N.C., Dec. 16, 1943, and a few minutes later a northbound train from the same line crashed into it. Seventy-two people died in the derailment and crash. 1943 AP file photo
This Atllantic Coast Line train derailed near Buie, N.C., Dec. 16, 1943, and a few minutes later a northbound train from the same line crashed into it. Seventy-two people died in the derailment and crash. 1943 AP file photo