Sunday, July 7, 2013

Powder Mill Explosion

BANGOR, Me., May 3.

A powder mill explosion occurred at Gatam yesterday.  Eight buildings exploded successively.  Two hundred barrels of powder were in them.  The hands were all at supper at the time.  Cause of the explosion unknown.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, May 5, 1862, p. 1

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