Marquette, MI Mine Explosion, Aug 1889

A TERRIBLE EXPLOSION.

TWO MEN AND THREE BOYS TORN TO SHREDS.

Marquette, Mich., Aug. 2. -- A terribly fatal explosion occurred at the Republic Mine late this afternoon. Two cases of giant power exploded in pit six killing two men and three boys. All the victims were torn to shreds. Their names have not yet been ascertained.

Burlington Hawk Eye Iowa 1889-08-03