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1885 Dynamite Explosion -Mangled Beyond Description

Located just east of Peterborough Ontario Canada, this rather morbid plaque commemorates  an unfortunate local disaster.  In 1885,dynamite  being hauled in a wagon spontaneously exploded and was ...

Located just east of Peterborough Ontario Canada, this rather morbid plaque commemorates  an unfortunate local disaster.  In 1885,dynamite  being hauled in a wagon spontaneously exploded and was heard from a great distance away, leaving mangled beyond recognition horses and men.
A large crowd gathered at the remote site, and according to the plaque, for the curious: “Every few minutes something more fresh and sickening befell them”.

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