Youngstown, OH Blast Furnace Explosion, Aug 1901

EXPLOSION OF MOLTEN METAL.

NATIONAL STEEL COMPANY'S PLANT AT YOUNGSTOWN, O., THE SCENE OF A GREAT ACCIDENT.

Youngstown, O., Aug. 19. -- An explosion of ten tons of molten metal in the blast furnace department of the Ohio plant of the National Steel Company Sunday resulted in the death of three workingmen and the injury of eleven others.
The dead are:
RICHARD RICHARDS.
JOSEPH BUGOS.
JOHN CRINKSHANK.
The injured are:
STEVE STAHMA.
MICHAEL YACHYKO.
MICHAEL O'BRIEN.
ANDREW KAHUT.
JOSEPH DYMENKO.
JOHN STEFFAN.
ANDREW BURGESS.
ANDREW MAGYAR.
GEORGE JAKUBESE.
GEORGE PUVLIK.
GEORGE JWANIZAK.
STAHMA and YACHYKO are in a dying condition and at least six others of the injured are not expected to survive.
The accident was the result of machinery which controlled the ladle, containing the molten mass breaking and letting the metal drop into a vat filled with water.

Later
Youngstown, O., Aug. 19. -- Seven of the fourteen men injured by the explosion of molten metal in the blast furnace department of the Ohio plant of the National Steel Company are dead.
Their names are:
RICHARD RICHARDS.
JOHN CRINKSHANK.
MIKE JORINKA (YACHYKO)
ANDY KAHUT.
MIKE O'BRIEN.
JOSEPH BUGOS.
GEORGE PAVLIK.
Two others injured are in a serious condition. The accident was caused by the machinery which handled the hot metal not working properly.

Des Moines Daily Capital Iowa 1901-08-19