Homer City, PA Lumber Mill Boiler Battery Explosion, Jul 1898

Boiler Battery Blew Up

Special to The Inquirer.

INDIANA, July 9.---Part of the boiler battery of the Hughes-Guthrie lumber mill, at Homer City, blew up this morning. The boiler house was destroyed. Two of the employes[sic], William T. Neal and Sloan Nelson, were severely but not fatally injured. The loss is $5000.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 10 Jul 1898