Boiler Explosions 4 Articles
This 1836 report came from the Committee of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the Promotion of the Mechanical Arts. They were writing at a time when boilers were sailing...
From The Manufacturer and Builder magazine, March, 1872. Busting the "explosive electricity" myth.
From Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company's Locomotive magazine. Special thanks to Frank "Steamhead" Wilsey for finding and scanning this eye-opening literature.
Getting to the bottom of a very serious problem in 1884. This article is from The Manufacturer and Builder magazine.