New York Times Article: Explosion at Powder Mill
BOSTON, March 12. The American Powder Mills, at South Acton, Mass., exploded at 9:05 o'clock this a morning, causing much consternation and alarm. Two mills are wrecked, together with considerable machinery. The loss of life is confined to two hired men, Lowell Foster and Mr. Turpener, (or Turpenty,) both of whom leave relatives dependent upon them for support. Several other employes were stunned by the concussion.
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