Waukegan, IL Sukes Automotive Railway Equipment Co Explosion, Jul 1923

FIVE HURT IN AIR EXPLOSION

Waukegan, Ill., July 11.--Five men were injured and the $200,000 plant of the Sukes Automotive Railway equipment company, Winthrop Harbor, was wrecked early today when a compression air tank exploded.

The tank was hurled 100 feet thru the roof of the building.

The injured men sustained cuts and bruises when a part of the roof fell.

The Evening State Journal and Lincoln Daily News, Lincoln, NE 11 July 1923