Tilton, GA Saw Mill Boiler Explosion, Dec 1887

FIVE MEN KILLED.

Tilton, Ga., Dec. 20. -- A boiler in Winchester's saw mill exploded today, while all the hands were around the furnace door warming themselves. Five men were instantly killed and a boy seriously injured.
The killed are:
ELLISON OMBEE.
JAMES WALKER.
WILLIAM FLANNAMAN.
ED HOGAN.
A. HAWKINS.
HOGAN and HAWKINS were colored. The bodies of all were terribly mangled.

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