The report on the explosion of a locomotive at Bromsgrove in 1840.
This document was published on 14th November 1840 by Board of Trade.
It was written by William Burgess.
This item is linked to the Accident at Bromsgrove on 10th November 1840
The original document format was Bound Volume, and comprised 1 pages.
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"On the occasion of the steam being got up the second time, and after several short runs had been made, but the engine being stationary at the time, the boiler burst, and Thomas Scaife, one of the company's best drivers, was killed on the spot. John Rutherford, the foreman of the engines, was so much injured, that he survived only about 12 hours."
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