Steam Boiler Explosion, 1903

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Title

Steam Boiler Explosion, 1903

Subject

Explosions

Description

This Tuscaloosa News photo shows the steam boiler owned by Tuscaloosa Light and Ice Company. It exploded and traveled from its location on 4th Street between 22nd and 23rd avenues to the top of the Friedman-Rosenau store building located at Greensboro Avenue and Broad Street (now University Boulevard) where Tuscaloosa's iconic bank building stands today. On one was hurt, but it did cause a lot of excitement and damage was done to nearby businesses.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

1903

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Magazine

Identifier

2533

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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