Wilson, NY Boiler Explosion, Sept 1885
DAMAGED BY A BOILER EXPLOSION.
LOCKPORT, N. Y., Sept. 24.--The steam boiler in Bush & Stockwell's flouring mill, at Wilson, Niagara County, exploded this morning, one-half of the boiler going through the side of the mill to a distance of 10 rods. The mill and machinery were badly wrecked. Fortunately no person was injured. The damage to the mill is estimated at $10,000.
The New York Times, New York, NY 25 Sept 1885