Skowhegan, ME Dynamite Explosion, Mar 1930

KILLED BY BLAST OF DYNAMITE

Skowegan, Me., March 17.--Leroy McPhierson, 22, of Mapleton, Arlistook conty[sic], died at midnight Saturday at the Kennebec Valley Hospital, Skowhegan, as the result of injuries received from a blast of dynamite while employed at Wyman Dam, Bingham. He was brought to the hospital at 8:30 Saturday night. One leg was amputated.

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 17 Mar 1930