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Powellton WV locomotive explosion...

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December 27, 1934

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, December 27, 1934  This 24 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "13 ARE KILLED IN BLAST OF MINER ENGINE" "20 More Injured as Train Is Torn Asunder by Explosion" and more. (see)

This tells of the boiler explosion of miners' locomotive of the Koppers Coal Company in Powellton, West Virginia.

Other news of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century