Hoosick Falls, NY DuPont Powder Company Explosion, Apr 1906


Sixth Explosion In the History of a Dupont Mill.

Special to The New York Times.

HOOSICK FALLS, N. Y., April 25. - The Corning mill of the Dupont Powder Company, located at Schaghticoke, was blown up this afternoon. There was nobody killed or injured, the employes being at dinner. The mill, which cost $15,000, and thirty-five foot barricades were totally destroyed.

There was an explosion in March, 1903, when four men were killed and several mained [sic]. Three buildings were destroyed. This is the sixth time the plant has blown up.

The New York Times, New York, NY Apr 1906