On the morning of the 11th, the flue of the steam boiler at a foundry in West Troy, N. Y., collapsed and killed the engineer Henry, and his brother David Paul. A number of others were severely wounded. The engine was stopped when the accident took place. Over pressure was the cause of the accident.
This article was originally published with the title "Another Steam Boiler Explosion" in Scientific American 8, 49, 388 (August 1853)