Leadville, CO Miner's Cabin Explosion, Apr 1892


Leadville, April 7, - - Harvey Welch was fatally injured and George Parker badly hurt by an explosion of giant powder in the latter's cabin near Tennessee Pass this morning. Welch had laid two sticks of giant near the fireplace, expecting to take it away to the mine with him. Both men sat near the fire when the explosion occurred. Welch was badly mangled.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen CO, 9 Apr 1892