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Rochester, NY Building Explosion, Jan 1907

ROCHESTER BUILDING WRECKED BY DYNAMITE

Salvation Army and Crowded Theater Have Narrow Escape in Latest Bomb Outrage.

Rochester, N. Y., Jan. 6.---The entire front of a building in the business section was blown out tonight. Only a few feet away from the explosion the Salvation Army was holding a street meeting and a theater close by was packed with people. It is believed the explosion was caused by a dynamite bomb thrown into a metal chute leading to the basement of the building.

Albuquerque Morning Journal, Albuquerque, NM 7 Jan 1907



article | by Dr. Radut