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The Wreck of the Broker: NJ’s Deadliest Train Wreck

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

On the drizzly evening of February 6, 1951, the Pennsylvania Railroad commuter train known as “The Broker” derailed in Woodbridge, New Jersey, killing 85 and injuring hundreds in what remains the deadliest railroad accident in the state’s history. What happened is reasonably well-understood. Why it happened, however, is an area of controversy that few (if any) histories have fully explored.

Author Gordon Bond has written a second edition of his in-depth book titled “Man Failure: The Story of New Jersey’s Deadliest Train Wreck” to investigate the mystery of the crash with the keen eye of an experienced historian and established non-fiction author.

Please join The Morristown and Morris Township Library on Zoom on September 28th, 2021 at 7 p.m. for a captivating and riveting presentation of Gordon Bond’s research and findings!” Please register by e-mailing [email protected] You must register by 9 a.m. on Monday, September 27th.

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Date:
September 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Morristown and Morris Townshpi Library
Phone:
9735383473
Email:
james.lewis@mmt.mainlib.org
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Zoom

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