Lexington, KY Blacksmith Accident, Jul 1910

Eye Burned Out By Red Hot Iron

Blacksmith Cahill Victim Of A Serious Accident While At Work.

George Cahill, a blacksmith, living on Jefferson Street, met with an accident yesterday afternoon by which his eye was burned out. He was at work in Kroghan’s blacksmith shop on West Short Street on a small piece of red hot iron when it jumped from the anvil and struck him in the eye.

After seeing a doctor, he went to St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Morning Herald, Lexington, KY 3 Jul 1910