Accidents recorded in Lawrence County Ohio Newspapers
Compiled by Martha J. Martin
These various stories are taken from area newspapers and other material connected to Lawrence County Ohio.
Accidents and incidents reported in the Ironton Evening Tribune, April 9 - July 12, 1927
Lawrence Mill Explosion Six boilers at the Lawrence Mill blew up, hurling their immense fragments high in air, into the valley of Storms creek and broadcast through the mill, where 150 or 200 man were at work.
Submitted by Kurt Hibler email@example.com
Run over by own Machine
Albert Malone cranked his automobile early this afternoon but made the mistake of not being certain it was out of gear.
Tree Stump Blown Through Roof Of School; One Boy Killed (Two Parts)
At 9:05 Thursday morning, just thirty-five minutes after school opened, the quietness of the school room was shattered by a tree stump weighing around 400 pounds crashing through the roof, blasted from the ground by the road contractors approximately 125 yards away.
A Body Found
The floater found at Burlington, on Friday afternoon, proved to be the body of S. R. Simmons of Harrisville, who was killed by.....
Kellogg Powder Mill Explosion
Last Monday morning, about 15 minutes past 8 o'clock, the earth shuddered as if from an earthquake. There was no explosion, no sound, except the trembling of the windows and the trembling of the house. It really seemed as if an earthquake had passed; but no, it was the explosion of the Kellogg Powder Mills...Kellogg Powder Mill Explosion
Former Ironton, Ohio Man A Victim Of Explosion
Submitted by Edith Fields, story about the son of Squire and Mrs. W. N. Neal, being one of the victims in the state house explosion at Columbus...
The Terrible Accident that Befell Italian Laborers
Last Friday night, four Italians employed by Rosazza, Manuel & Co. on the Maysville & Big Sandy road-bed across the river, came over to Ironton in a skiff, and returning about 11 o'clock were drowned....
Woman Killed By C&O Train, Husband Is Hurt
Attempted Murder on William Wolfe
William Wolfe, suffering with a bullet wound in his left arm, and Charles Sisler...
- Cable in Town Clock Breaks Weight Fall