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Oakdale, Pennsylvania... Chemical plant TNT dynamite explosion...



Item # 569915

May 19, 1918

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 19, 1918

* Oakdale PA Pennsylvania disaster (1st report) 
* Chemical plant TNT dynamite explosion 

This 70+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "200 DIE AS TNT PLANT IS WIPED OUT BY EXPLOSION" "Fiery Blast Hurls Buildings in Air Before Workers Can Reach the Open" "Large Area Near Pittsburgh Devastated as Roar Follows Roar, with Dealy Fumes" and more.

Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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