entries 1904 to 1919
Fred Wilson boilers exploded May 29th, 1904 at Louisville Kentucky, left
her a total wreck, killed <eleven ?> of her crew including Capt.
Price, many of her crew injured, sunk her in 18 ft. of water.
October the 24th 1904, George J. Wiegel our Foreman went to the river
bridge to take some measurements for wiring and was electrocuted by high
tension wires. I had hardly missed him when Miss Eagan called down from
the office, he was killed. Buried Wednesday afternoon in Elizabeth
Cemetery, a very large funeral.
Alice owned by Rogers Sand Company exploded her boilers Saturday morning
at 6:20 a.m. August 30th, 1913 killing nine men, two of these from
Elizabeth - Perry Rabins firemen age 55 and Cyrus Gilmore aged 30, deck
hand. This happened at Dam No. 2 Ohio River, Captain Tom Flathery was
flying machine I saw flew down the river Friday October the 9 th, 1914,
past the ways at 2:05 P.M., disappeared around Bell Bridge Bend in just
A trip of 18
coal cars got away on the incline at the United Mine, Friday afternoon
July 30th, 1915, killed seven men out right, two others died shortly
after, about 18 injured some pretty bad. Superintendent Sam Daugherty
was killed, age 42.
9, 1919 Canna Lillies in bloom
SR. died Saturday April 9, 1910 age 82
Moved from Town
Hill to head of Church Street Tuesday September 27, 1910.
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