Fair Haven, VT Quarry Explosion, Oct 1867
Blasting Accident at Fair Haven---Seven Men Injured.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Friday, Oct 18. Last evening seven men were injured, and three of them probably fatally, by the premature explosion of a blast in the slate quarries of J. J. Williams, at Fair Haven, Vt. Two kegs of gunpowder were being poured into a crevice, which probably contained fire from a previous blast.
The New York Times, New York, NY 19 Oct 1867