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1881 Woolner Explosion

July 29, 1881. Explosion at the Woolner Distillery. Just weeks after the building had burned to the ground. 2 beer tubs remained, were repaired and they commenced to run beer through the stills. See memorial for Ignatius Woolner for larger article. The Woolner family was not deemed responsible. Fatalities: Ignatius Woolner, Max Woolner, Henry Cassing, Wiegand Voehl, Fritz Voehl, Willie Voehl, Charles Hoeffner, Henry Goetz, John Kirkland, William Brief, William Rice CEMETERY IN PROGRESS

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