Buffalo, NY Dock Collapses, Nov 1900
CRUSHED TO DEATH BY DOCK COLLAPSE.
Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 19. -- A section of the Minnesota ore docks, situated on Blackwell canal, in this harbor, collapsed yesterday under the weight of 60,000 tons of one. Two boys were killed and one man was badly injured.
The dead are:
MAX M. TOBS, 15 years old.
THOMAS FORD, 15 years old.
WILLIAM BURKE, 22 years old.
The property loss is estimated at $150,000. The crash came without warning, 300 feet of the dock disappearing beneath the surface of the water, and the top of the great pile of ore, which had stood 25 feet high on the dock, just showing above the water.
Tyrone Daily Herald Pennsylvania 1900-11-19