Syracuse, NY Greenway Brewery Building Floor Collapse, Jan 1880
Prematurely Mingled with Water.
SYRACUSE, Jan. 5.---The fifth floor of one section of the Greenway Brewing company's immense buildings gave way this morning, and in its fall carried all below it, with one man on the upper floor, and another one on the lower floor was injured, but not seriously. Seven hundred bushels of corn and wheat, 175 bales of hops, about 5,000 bushels of Canada malt and 2,000 bushels of malt dust were precipitated into Onandaga creek, and much washed away and cannot be recovered. Loss $20,000.
New Haven Evening Register, New Haven, CT 6 Jan 1880