East Saginaw, IN Boiler Explosion, Jun 1883

Blown to Atoms.

East Saginaw, June 1.---The shingle mill of G V Turner & Sons. eight miles below this city, was blown to atoms at 8 30 o'clock this morning by the explosion of a boiler The following persons were killed

WILL G V TURNER, engineer
JOHN McDOWELL, night watchman.

J L Turner and Rose Plew were seriously injured and Orlando Seiders and Peter Nelson were slightly hurt. The cause of the explosion is not known. Damage, $5,000

Fort Wayne Weekly Sentinel, Fort Wayne, IN 6 Jun 1883