Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 23, 1902 - Fire at Webster, Mass. - It Was so Hot That it Made the River Boil

Danbury, Connecticut, USA

1896 - DANBURY'S FIRE. The Total Loss Inflicted Will Reach Fully $70,000.
Danbury, Conn., April 23. - The fire yesterday afternoon which destroyed Mackinzie & Sons' and Devenport & Von Gals' hat factories and George Taylor's tobacco store, near Taylor street, inflicted a... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  April 23, 1896
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Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA

Wednesday, April 23, 1902 - Fire at Webster, Mass. - It Was so Hot That it Made the River Boil
Webster, Mass. April 23 - John D. Putnam's box factory, adjacent to French river, burned last night. A large section of the factory fell into the river and floated two miles wrapped in flames. The... Read MORE...

The Syracuse Journal -  Syracuse, New York -  April 23, 1902
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Mount Vernon, New York, USA

1910 - DRAWN UNDER CAR WHEELS - Suction of Swift Train Carries Bystander to His Death.
Special to The Washington Post

NEW YORK, April 22. - Walter A. Seymour, a Manhattan salesman, who lived near Mount Vernon, was killed by an electric train at the Mount Vernon station this... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  April 23, 1910
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1915 - FIREMEN POISONED BY ARSENIC FUMES
Seven Men Including Deputy Chief Langford Overcome After Leaving Small Blaze.

FIVE SENT TO HOSPITAL

Blaze at Which Men Were Prostrated Like Milwaukee Fire After Which Twelve Died.

Deputy... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 23, 1915
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