San Antonio, TX Scaffolding Collapses, Aug 1890
FOUR MEN FATALLY HURT.
THE RESULT OF THE FALL OF SCAFFOLDING AT SAN ANTONIO.
San Antonio, Tex., August 26. -- (Special.) -- The scaffolding in the auditorium at the international fair grounds here, upon which six carpenters were standing engaged in repairing the structure, collapsed at noon today, precipitating all the men to the floor below, a distance of thirty feet.
Four of the men were fatally injured.
Their names are:
F. G. LOVE, aged 25, shoulder dislocated and serious injuries to chest and right side.
HUGH McKENZIE, right leg broken, feet mashed and internal injuries, McKENZIE'S family live in New York.
DODGE JAMISON, of Navasota, Tex., right leg broken and side punctured by a large spike nail.
FRITZ FEHRMANN, leg broken, serious internal injuries.
Heavy timbers fell upon the men, producing many of the injuries. They were brought to the city on a special train and taken to the city hospital.
Atlanta Constitution Georgia 1890-08-27