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"La Domenica del Corriere"_9

8th April 1956 - An U.S. engine driver slows down the train (headed for Los Angeles) and takes out a little girl from the rails with a slap.
Cover by Walter Molino.
23th August 1903 - A train sweeps away a carriage on the Saronno-Seregno (Lombardy, Northern Italy) railway.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
16th January 1910 - A train derails on the Foggia-Bari (Puglia, Southern Italy) railway.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
8th June 1913 - Spain's King Alfonso XIII de Borbón jumps off a train in motion to help a boy who was hit by the train itself.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
31th August 1913 - A train derails on the Rome-Naples railway.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
24th January 1926 - The train carrying the coffin of Mother Queen of Italy Margherita di Savoia from Bordighera (Liguria, Northern Italy), where she died, to Rome.
Back cover by Achille Beltrame.
22th February 1931 - An engine driver is assaulted by wolfes in the station of Prestane in the Carso (Karst Plateau).
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
19th November 1933 - An African buffalo attacks a local train in Egypt.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
27th January 1952 - People coming home by train from their ski weekend.
Cover by Walter Molino.
2nd september 1956 - Italian boys, dressed up like Native Americans, assault trains in Passo Varano, near Ancona (Marche, Central Italy).
Cover by Walter Molino.
24h November 1957 - A French engine driver stops the train (headed for Saint-Malo, Bretagne) although he is hit by a backfiring. He died a few days later.
Cover by Walter Molino.
30th March 1958 - The son of an Yugoslavian level-crossing keeper stops a train after seeing a boulder on the railway.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
11th May 1958 - A train sweeps away a car on the railway near Menton (Côte d'Azur). An Italian family (husband and wife, their 5-year old daughter and her two grandmothers) was in the car: nobody survived.
Cover by Walter Molino.
7th December 1958 - An U.S. fighter crashes into a train just after its take-off in El Toro (California). Nobody died in the accident.
Cover by Walter Molino.
7th June 1959 - A train runs over a three-year old kid with a contusion to his collarbone only, near Torre Annunziata (Campania, Southern Italy).
Cover by Walter Molino.
28th June 1959 - A young bull attacks a train in Prato (Tuscany, Central Italy). Some passengers were injured and the bull died.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
20th september 1959- Heroic sacrifice of an engine driver.
Cover by Walter Molino.
25th October 1959 - The Brenner-Rome express train deviates near Rovereto (Trentino-Alto Adige, Northern Italy).
Back cover by Walter Molino.
Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere.

Railways and Trains.


La Domenica del Corriere (The Sunday of the Corriere) was a weekly newsmagazine whose first issue was published on 8th January 1899. Its name was after the eminent Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera (The courier of the evening). La Domenica del Corriere was the most popular italian newsmagazine fron its beginning to the 1960s.
Above: cover of the first issue, by Achille Beltrame, about a dramatic snow storm in Montenegro.


Achille Beltrame

Walter Molino

Italian graphics and painters Achille Beltrame (until the 1930s) and Walter Molino (from the late 1940s to the 1960s) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

See also:

La Domenica del Corriere_1 (International Showbiz)

La Domenica del Corriere_2 (Catholic Church)

La Domenica del Corriere_3 (Sport)

La Domenica del Corriere_4 (Reigning Families and Former Sovrans)

La Domenica del Corriere_5 (Political Turmoils)

La Domenica del Corriere_6 (Politics)

La Domenica del Corriere_7 (Sea and Sailing)

La Domenica del Corriere_8 (Mountains and Mountaineering)

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