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Highland Recorder (VA)
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Description: Three Killed and One Injured in Boiler Explosion

Date: March 27 1896

Newspaper published in: Monterey, VA

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 5

A boiler in McLarkin’s mill, near Caledonia, in Wilcox County, Ala., exploded, demolishing the mill and killing Sim Watts, a farmer, Alex. Grace, a laborer, and Allen Hollinger, fireman. E. L. Defee, another farmer, had a leg broken.

Submitted: 09/13/18

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