Accident occurred on the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic switch engine

Transcription of newspaper article from the L'Anse sentinel (L'Anse, Mich.), Dec. 20, 1890, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from L'Anse sentinel (L'Anse, Mich.), Dec. 20, 1890., Source: The L'Anse Sentinel December 20, 1890 Saturday  An accident occurred on the DSS and A switch engine, Monday afternoon, by which Ed Young, the fireman, Will Rashley and Henry S and  were very seriously burned and young S and  may lose his sight as a consequence. The engine had been ordered out to assist the freight over Fewsville hill. In returning to this place, the petcock of the smoke stack, we believe that is what they call it, dropped down shutting off the draft and causing an accumulation of gas which exploded, throwing hot coals and cinders from the fire box all over them. Considering the force the explosion it is a wonder they escaped alive.
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the L'Anse sentinel (L'Anse, Mich.), Dec. 20, 1890, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
L'Anse (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1890-12-20