Trenton, NJ Rolling Mill Accident, Dec 1889


Trenton, N. J., Dec. 8. -- THOMAS HOTCHKISS, a "rougher" in Roeblings' rolling mill, met a shocking death today. He was stepping down to repair a break when a red hot iron rod from the rolls ran into his bowels, passing out above his waist. He lived only a few minutes after the accident. HOTCHKISS came here from Worcester, Mass.

Logansport Journal Indiana 1889-12-08

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