Philadelphia History: Chronology of significant events

October 19. Boiler explosion at I. P. Morris' machine works, Richmond. Two men killed. October 30. Fire. Cotton and woolen mills, Twelfth Street and Washington Avenue. Loss $100,000. November 5. Explosion at Bridesburg Arsenal. Two men killed. 1862. March 29. Explosion at cartridge factory of Prof. Jackson, Tenth Street near Moyamensing Avenue.

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