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“In seven months there had been eight passenger train pile-ups on the three main lines running down the east coast to Florida resorts — the Seaboard, Atlantic Coast Line and Florida East Coast Railway. Three of the wrecks were in North and South Carolina, where the swift streamliners slide through the night. “In James Boyd’s […]

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Nothing like a “ghost train” fatality to cast the international spotlight, however fleeting, on our vale of humility. But the immediate aftermath of the Aug. 27, 1891, disaster at Bostian Bridge (hat tip to gendisasters.com) was perhaps as curious as last week’s deadly pursuit of paranormality. An Iredell County  grand jury spread the blame among […]

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