NITRO-GLYCERINE EXPLOSION.

NITRO-GLYCERINE EXPLOSION.

The nitro-glycerine magazine of the Pennsylvania Torpedo company, located in Bolivar Hollow, one and a half miles from Bradford, Pa., blew up on Sunday with a report that was heard thirty miles away. The shock was felt at Olean, Salamanca, Ellicottville, and other surrounding towns. The magazine was blown to atoms, and a hole made in the earth fifteen feet deep by thirty feet in circumference. Trees were torn Into splinters at the scene of the explosion, nnd the brick, of which the magazine walls were constructed, was reduced to a reddish powder, which covered the snow over a wide area. Much damage was done in Bradford and its vicinity by the breaking of glass, overturning of chimneys, etc. It is not believed any one was killed. An oil stove, fed automatically, is erroneously blamed for the explosion.

Locke, N. Y., has received a double-tank chemical engine from Charles T. Holloway & Co., Baltimore Md.

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