Marietta, OH Torpedo Company Explosion, Feb 1906

KILLED BY EXPLOSION OF NITRO-GLYCERINE

(By Associated Press.)

MARIETTA, O., Feb. 27.---In a terrific explosion of nitro-glycerin[sic], H. B. Kerr, an employe[sic] of the Marietta Torpedo Company, was killed, little Yondar Cross seriously injured and a dozen persons injured. Kerr had gone to the glycerine[sic] magazine two miles beyond Williamstown, W. Va., for a load of glycerine[sic] and had just started from the magazine when the explosion occurred.

The Lexington Herald, Lexington, KY 28 Feb 1906