Beckville, TX Planing Mill and Gin Boiler Explosion, Oct 1900

Killed by Boiler Explosion.

Special To The News.

Beckville, Tex., Oct. 29.---The boiler of Porter & Galihan's planingmill and gin, just on the outskirts of town, exploded this evening. The explosion occurred at about 4 o'clock, killing Jack Carroll, the fireman, instantly and blowing the shed and a part of the building into smithereens. Loss is about $1,800.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 30 Oct 1900