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1869 - Locomotive Explosions

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July 18. Explosion of locomotive No. 294, on the Erie Railway, at Port Jervis, New York. The engine house was partly blown down, the dome of the engine weighing several hundred pounds was thrown 200 feet into the air, landing in front of a hotel. No person injured...

September 10. Explosion of locomotive No. 239, Erie Railway, near Port Jervis, New York. Portions of boiler thrown 1500 feet. Locomotive a total wreck. Four men killed - their bodies were thrown several hundred feet...


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
November 6, 1869

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