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    Posted 10 years ago

    Savoychina1
    (650 items)

    It started out as a company picnic. In the end over 800 people drowned. It is of some interest to note that while they had no problem documenting this for the world, they blocked out the faces of the victems on the last two pictures to perhaps protect the families. Nice touch.

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    Comments

    1. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      What is the rest of the story?
    2. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 10 years ago
      Here you go...

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Eastland
    3. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      Oh yeah, Ive read about that.
    4. savethetoys savethetoys, 10 years ago
      Wow, never knew this story, thanks for sharing.
    5. savethetoys savethetoys, 10 years ago
      bumping this up, this is one of my faves
    6. savethetoys savethetoys, 10 years ago
      oops sorry wrong photo, not a fave but fascinating

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