List of pipeline accidents in the United States before 1900
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- 1890 On January 24, a gas explosion destroyed a home in Columbus, Ohio, attracting a crowd of onlookers. While people were still gathered to look at the ruins of the home, a second gas explosion happened in a nearby home. The second explosion caused 4 deaths, and there were 32 injuries from both explosions.
- 1895 On April 25, a woman in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania was investigating the smell of gas in a basement, while using a portable lantern. A series of explosions then followed, injuring that woman, and another woman, and damaging 4 homes. The gas leak was caused by gas being diverted into an older, defective gas main in the area.
- Gerald Tebben. "Columbus Mileposts - Jan. 24, 1890: Natural-gas explosion kills four, injures 32". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
- "NATURAL GAS EXPLOSION; Houses Wrecked and Burned in Wilkinsburg, a Suburb of Pittsburg -- Two Women Severely Injured". The New York Times. April 29, 1895.