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Wilmington News Journal
Wilmington News Journal
Contributed by Harrison

Description: Wilmington Avenue Ice Plant Destroyed.

Date: August 23 1927

Newspaper published in: Wilmington

Source: newspaper

Page/Column: Sussex News


The Tuesday, August 23, 1927, Wilmington News Journal reported

an explosion in Rehoboth that caused many summer visitors to hop

into their cars and ride out to find what happened. They found the gas

pool at the ice plant owned and operated by Williard Truitt on Wilmington

Avenue was destroyed. No one was injured by the flying concrete as at

the time Mr Truitt and his helpers were away from the plant

Submitted: 02/25/19

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