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1. [“The inquest upon the sufferers of the late accident”], Times (London, U. K.), June 21, 1865.

2. Richardson, Brian, Unlikely Stories: Causality and the Nature of Modern Narrative (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1997), 14, 29.

3. Kern, Stephen, A Cultural History of Causality: Science, Murder Novels, and Systems of Thought (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004), 13.

4. Beer, Gillian, Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983); Levine, George, Darwin and the Novelists: Patterns of Science in Victorian Fiction (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988).

5. Darwin, Charles, The Origin of Species (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982), 456.

6. Lyell, Charles, Principles of Geology, ed. Secord, James (London: Penguin, 1997), 31.

7. “causality, n.,” OED Online, Oxford University Press, http://www.oed.com (accessed July 20, 2018).

8. Harrington, Ralph, “The Railway Accident: Trains, Trauma, and Technological Crisis in Nineteenth-Century Britain,” in Traumatic Pasts: History, Psychiatry, and Trauma in the Modern Age, 1870–1930, ed. Micale, Mark S. and Lerner, Paul (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 31; Smith, Matthew Wilson, “Victorian Railway Accident and the Melodramatic Imagination,” Modern Drama 55, no. 4 (2012): 499.

9. Coddington, Joshua, “Report on accident at South Shields,” Parliamentary Papers 1846 (15): xxxix, 61.

10. Cutler, Janet, “Neglected Historical Sources: The Railway Inspectors Reports,” History Workshop Journal 27, no. 1 (1989): 174–75.

11. Galison, Peter, “An Accident of History,” in Atmospheric Flight in the Twentieth Century, ed. Galison, Peter and Roland, Alex (Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2000), 39.

12. The Railway Calamity,” Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art 26, no. 670 (1868): 281–82.

13. Choi, Tina Young, Anonymous Connections: The Body and Narratives of the Social in Victorian Britain (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016); Freedgood, Elaine, Victorian Writing About Risk: Imagining a Safe England in a Dangerous World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006); Porter, Theodore M., Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995).

14. Fyfe, Paul, By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

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