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Miscellaneous Photograph

Gas Works Boiler Explosion

Miscellaneous Photograph, Gas Works Boiler Explosion

Photograph Taken: 29th September 1905
Photographer: Unknown
Catalogue Reference: 134C
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This archive entry is © Longridge and District Local History Society.

On the 29th September 1905, the works boiler exploded, killing two workmen and injuring a third one. The building was extensively damaged with debris being scattered over a large area.

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