Disasters and calamities have left a bloodstain on the history of America, frequently causing ghosts and hauntings to follow in their wake. In this first book of its kind, authors Troy Taylor and Rene Kruse present a blood-curdling account of death and horror like nothing you have ever read before! Arranged by the often devastating elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water, they have collected stories of floods, hurricanes, epidemics, mine disasters, earthquakes, fires, explosions, shipwrecks, blizzards, train collisions, aircraft crashes, tornadoes - all linked to a history of ghosts and the supernatural. See how these terrible events in our country's past have given birth to tales of eerie contact with the other side! Discover the history and hauntings of the New Madrid Earthquake, Fort Dearborn Massacre, Ashtabula Bridge Disaster, Pennsylvania Mine Fires, Wellington Avalanche, Hammond Circus Train Wreck, Galveston Hurricane, 1918 Spanish Influenza Epidemic, Hemingway's Hurricane, Hindenburg Crash, Donora Death Fog, Ghosts of Flight 401, Great Chicago Fire, Collinwood School Fire, Triangle Factory Fire, Cocoanut Grove, Hartford Circus Fire, Our Lady of Angels, Johnstown Flood, Sinking of the General Slocum, Titanic and much more... Some of them you have never heard before and some may be a little too close to home. Many will frighten you, others will disturb you and some of them will have you looking over your shoulder as you read. Be warned --- They are not tales for the faint of heart!