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Boston Globe: The Tragedy that Boston forgot

On the night of November 7, 1916, a trolley packed with factory workers crashed through the gates of an open drawbridge in South Boston, killing 46. For decades it was considered the worst tragedy in Boston history. And then it was forgotten. Continue reading about the Boston trolley tragedy at the Boston Globe.

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  1. Hi Gordon,

    I was also fascinated by this story. To think it was subjugated in the Globe beneath the results of a local election is mystifying.


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