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Gumry Hotel Explosion

Added by yongli on 08/31/2016 - 13:43, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:47
On August 19, 1895, a steam boiler exploded in Denver’s Gumry Hotel, killing twenty-two people and injuring dozens. Hotel fires were not uncommon in nineteenth-century Colorado, but the Gumry explosion was the worst hotel disaster in Colorado history and prompted a complete rewrite of boiler...
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