Escambia Railway engine number 4 boiler explosion

Escambia Railway engine number 4 boiler explosion

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/146962
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Title

  • Escambia Railway engine number 4 boiler explosion

Image Number

  • N038697

Year

  • 1911

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General Note

  • The boiler exploded because of low water and a defective safety valve. It exploded near the commissary of Alger-Sullivan lumber camp number 8. The crew was off the engine, so there were no injuries. The train's bell was found over a mile away.

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  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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