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Heavy storm floods parts of Oswego, New York causing a train derailment

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05/26/1860
A heavy storm struck in and around Oswego, New York during the morning. Lighting strikes ignited fires, burning at least one barn to the ground, and the streets of the town were flooded along with some basements and first floor businesses. Nearby, the washing out of a section of railroad caused the derailment of part of a passenger train though no-one was seriously hurt. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 "Heavy Rain Storm Serious Damage," New York Times, May 28, 1860, p. 4.

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