Kinsterdam, NY Knitting Mill Fire, Feb 1883

The knitting mill of S. Blaiskell, Jr., & Co. near Kinsterdam, N. Y., was destroyed by fire on the 12th. Four sets of machinery and a large amount of stock were lost. The fire was caused by the watchman going into the cellar with a lamp, causing an explosion of gasoline. Loss $50,000; insured for $88,000.

Olean Democrat, Olean, NY 20 Feb 1883