#2 Engine Room, After Fly Wheel Explosion

Manchester, NH
Manchester Historic Association Manchester Historic Association

View of the exterior of the R. M. Corliss Engine # 2 Room after the fly wheel explosion, looking west from on top of the North Lower Canal Building. Image shows the damage to the front, back and roof of the building. Bricks and debris can be seen on the ground and on the roof of the # 7 Mill to the right, to the left # 4 & 5 Mill Picker House. In the background the Merrimack River is seen through the hole in the building, on the west side is the Cotton Store House, Cloth Store House, and # 11 Mill, Central Division. Men can be seen in groups of two or more in several locations, while construction crews clear the debris, one man loads material onto the bed of a horse drawn Wagon.

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Manchester, NH

View of the exterior of the R. M. Corliss Engine # 2 Room after the fly wheel explosion, looking west from on top of the North Lower Canal Building. Image shows the damage to the front, back and roof of the building. Bricks and debris can be seen on the ground and on the roof of the # 7 Mill to the right, to the left # 4 & 5 Mill Picker House. In the background the Merrimack River is seen through the hole in the building, on the west side is the Cotton Store House, Cloth Store House, and # 11 Mill, Central Division. Men can be seen in groups of two or more in several locations, while construction crews clear the debris, one man loads material onto the bed of a horse drawn Wagon.

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Manchester Historic Association Manchester Historic Association
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