Freedom, PA Boiler Explosion, June 1879


Pittsburg, June 5. -- By the explosion of a boiler at Byron's brick-yard, at Freedom, today, JOHN BRYANT and FRANK MATHENY were instantly killed.
JNO. POWELL and FRANK BRYON, were fatally injured.
D. GRIM, W. ERWIN and JOSEPH McDERMOTT were seriously injured.
Low water caused the accident.

Davenport Daily Gazette Iowa 1879-06-06