Waterville, ME Gas Works Explosion, Oct 1889

EXPLOSION.

Gas Works Destroyed in Maine.

A FATAL EXPLOSION.

A Gashouse Explodes at Waterville, Maine, This Morning.

WATERVILLE (Me.), Oct. 24.---At 7 o'clock this morning the gashouse of the Lockwood Cotton Mills exploded lifting the roof from the building, which took fire.

Henry E. Washburn, aged 30 years, a workman in charge, perished in the flames.

The Evening News, San Jose, CA 24 Oct 1889