Dexter, MO Saw Mill Boiler Explosion, Oct 1894


Dexter, Mo., Oct. 11. - News has reached here of the explosion of the boiler of D. H. HODGES' saw and grist mill, 21 miles northwest of Dexter, killing three men and seriously wounding another.
The killed are two JOHNSON brothers and a young man named WILKINSON.
The explosion was terrific, the top of the boiler being blown to a hillside some distance away.

The Ogdensburg Journal New York 1894-10-12