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Ashland, KY Dynamite Explosion, Jan 1930

DYNAMITE BLAST KILLS THREE MEN.

THREE OTHERS HURT BY PREMATURE EXPLOSION ON RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION JOB.

Ashland, Ky., Jan. 30. -- (AP) -- Three men were killed, three critically injured, and one less seriously hurt in a premature explosion of dynamite on a railroad construction job in this city today.
The bodies of RAY CONLEY, Coalton, Ky., and BEECHA WELLMAN, Ashland, were recovered an hour or so after the explosion. The body of TAYLOR MILLER, Coalton, buried under a huge rock, could be seen by the workers. They said he undoubtedly was dead.
Doctors said JOHN CONLEY, JACK WITHROW and CHARLES SCOTT, three of the injured, were in serious condition. They were taken to a local hospital.

Centralia Daily Chronicle Washington 1930-01-30



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