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Easton, PA Locomotive Boiler Explosion, Feb 1907

Boiler Explodes, One Man Killed.

Easton, Pa., -- The boiler of a Lehigh Valley locomotive exploded between Fernwood and Neshanic Wednesday afternoon, causing the death of WILLIAM MESHER and the injury of two others.

The Stevens Point Journal Wisconsin 1907-02-16

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LEHIGH ENGINE EXPLODES

One Man Killed and Two Injured Near Easton, Pa.

Easton, Pa., Feb. 7. -- The boiler of a Lehigh Valley locomotive exploded between Fernwood and Neshanic, causing the death of one man and the injury of two others. The man who was fatally scalded was WILLIAM MESHER, 32 years old. He died in the Easton hospital. The others injured are SOREN HANSON, the fireman, and SAMUEL DONNELLY, the engineer. All the men resided at Perth Amboy.

The News Frederick, Maryland 1907-02-07



article | by Dr. Radut