Newburgh, IN Dam Construction Accident Kills Everett Anderson, Sept 1924

The Washington Democrat newspaper, Washington, IN
Thursday 18 September 1924; Front Page, Column 4

JERKED TO DEATH OFF 20-FOOT DAM

Evansville, IN - September 18 - Jerked from the top of a twenty-foot lock wall at dam No. 47, at Newburg*(sic), when a rope caught around his leg, Everett ANDERSON, 19 years old, foreman for the National Construction Contract Company was killed instantly today.

ANDERSON started work with the company at the opening of the season and his death marks the first serious accident at this Ohio River dam since construction work started eighteen months ago.

*Newburgh is a town in Ohio Township, Warrick County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River.

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Everett L. Anderson