Disaster on the rails: “That journey I shall never forget”

Mormon Emigrants & the Lynchburg, Virginia Railroad Accident of 1889 This article previously appeared in Pioneer Magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.2 Professor Fred E. Woods, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY The tide of Mormon European immigration to America began in 1840 with the departure of forty-one Mormon proselytes from the docks of Liverpool aboard the Britannia.1 The stream […]

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