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A massive boiler explosion at a saw-mill kills several New Yorkers.

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09/09/1867

A massive boiler explosion at a saw-mill at 258 West 28th Street in New York City destroyed the structure and also brought down neighboring buildings.  Several people were killed including a family nearby whose home collapsed.  (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"The Late Remarkable and Fatal Boiler Explosion," Frank Leslie's Illustrated, September 28, 1867, p. 19.

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