New York, NY Tunnel Construction Accident, Jan 1860

Jan 17, 1860

LABORER KILLED.---This day, near New York, a laborer, named John Lovett, was killed in the Bergen Tunnel, owing to the premature explosion of a fuse. It is only three weeks ago that two other laborers were killed there by like carelessness.

Vincent's Semi-annual United States Register, Jan-Jun 1860 page 48

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