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Washburn 'A' Mill Explosion : Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"The Great Mill Explosion and Fire of 1878."
In Hennepin County History, vol. 16-2, no. 62 (Apr. 1956): pp. 9-10.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F612.H52 H4 v.16:62

"The Dust Explosions at Minneapolis, May 2, 1878, and Other Dust Explosions", by Stephen F. Peckham.
New York: s.n., 1908.
Reprinted from The Chemical Engineer.
MNHS call number: TS2149.D9 P4

"Explosion of the Washburn ‘A’ Mill, May 2, 1878."
In Eventually News, vol. 1, no. 27 (Apr. 28, 1920): pp. 1-7, 12.
MNHS call number: Folio TS2149.D9 W38 1920

"'The Minneapolis Horror': The Great Mill Explosion of 1878," by Robert M. Frame.
In Old Mill News, vol. 9, no. 1 (Jan. 1981): pp. 8-11.
MNHS call number: TS2149.D9 F72

"How Newspapers Reported a Milling Disaster 125 Years Ago", by William Huntzicker.
​In Hennepin History, vol. 62, no. 2 (spring 2003).
MNHS call number: Reading Room F612.H52 H42 v.62:2


The Washburn Mill: A Complete Solution of the Mysterious Causes …, by R.J. Taylor.
Minneapolis, Minn.,1880.
MNHS call number: TS2149.D9 T24

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