Fire Buffs promote the general welfare of the fire and rescue service and protect its heritage and history. Famous Fire Buffs through the years include New York Fire Surgeon Harry Archer, Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and - legend has it - President George Washington.


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

JERSEY CITY - 1942

Photos: PM newspaper
On April 26, 1942, a Hudson River tube train derailed at the Exchange Place station in Jersey City, killing five people and injuring more than 200 others, the United Press said.  [Click on image for finer details]