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 - at D of of act- of 8 m Taylorville Gas Plant...
at D of of act- of 8 m Taylorville Gas Plant Damaged Series of Small Explosions Check Distribution. Taylorville, April 2! _ rjas wax urned Into the mains again Monda noon, following a temporary failure of supply due to a series of small iloslons Sundaj, occasioned by an SO-pound pressure that caused one Pipe to burst at the gas plant located near the entrance to Manners Park The roof was burned from the plant, and alt the Interior woodwork was destroyed by the blaze Th* damage was estimated at 13,000 Monday forenoon a force of men turned off all th* gas meter* In the city, and later turned them on again, this action being taken to Insure safety when the gas flow was. re-established. Ira Cake wa* In charge of the plant when the explosions occurred. a

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  1. The Decatur Daily Review,
  2. 26 Apr 1926, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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