Lyons, Chuck
December 2012
History Magazine;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p46
The article discusses the November 1, 1918 derailment of a Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) elevated train on Malbone Street in Brooklyn, New York. The article discusses how a strike by BRT operators led to train dispatcher Edward Luciano being operator of the train, provides comments regarding the injuries and deaths that occurred to passengers as a result of the wreck, and explores the outcomes of various lawsuits against the BRT as a result of the accident.


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