Lebanon, PA Molten Steel Accident, Nov 1889

ANOTHER FURNACE HORROR.

EIGHT MEN CAUGHT IN A RUSH OF MOLTEN METAL.

Lebanon, Pa., Nov. 5. -- By the breaking out of molten iron in the stack of the Colebrook Furnace No. 1 yesterday HARVEY BOHER, HENRY FARTIG, ISAAC SIEGRIST, WILLIAM SNYDER and HARVEY BECK were killed, and JOHN BOHER, BENJAMIN ECK and ENOCH EISENHAUER were severely burned.
The men, all of whom were laborers, were overwhelmed by the rush of molten metal while at work, and some of them were burned almost beyond recognition.
The hoisting shaft of the furnace was destroyed.

Logansport Pharos Tribune Indiana 1889-11-05