Cuero, TX Boiler Explosion, Jan 1890

TWO MEN INSTANTLY KILLED.

A BOILER EXPLOSION IN A BRASS FOUNDRY CAUSING FATAL RESULTS.

Cuero, Tex., Jan. 12. -- The boiler in the Cuero Brass and Iron Foundry exploded, killing outright DAVID BROWN, proprietor of the Gulf Hotel, and HENRY DEANS, and seriously injuring PERRY WARD, all of whom were in the building at work. MR. LEWIS' residence, to the rear of the foundry, was badly shattered and his wife and one child injured.
DEANS was blown across the street a distance of 100 feet. The boiler was carried up and through the building, falling over 100 yards distant.

Logansport Journal Indiana 1890-01-12