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Sulphur Springs in Jefferson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Welcome to Sulphur Springs Landing

 
 
Site of Missouri Worst Train Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, May 8, 2021
1. Site of Missouri Worst Train Wreck Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Missouri's worst train wreck
Aug 5 1922
34 died 150+ injured
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is August 5, 1922.
 
Location. 38° 20.206′ N, 90° 22.433′ W. Marker is in Sulphur Springs, Missouri, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Sulphur Springs Landing just north of Burgess Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6911 Sulphur Springs Landing, Imperial MO 63052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Camino Real (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bring Us Home (approx. 3 miles away); Flame of Freedom (approx. 3 miles away); The Floarke Pavilion (approx. 4.4 miles away in Illinois); Bond (approx. 5.4 miles away in Illinois); M102 Howitzer (approx. 5.6 miles away in Illinois); Louis E. Miller (approx. 5.6 miles away in Illinois); Eagle Cliff / Miles Cemetery (approx. 6˝ miles away in Illinois).
 
Site of Missouri Worst Train Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, May 8, 2021
2. Site of Missouri Worst Train Wreck Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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