Chester Smith Death - Article

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Chester Smith Death - Article - Worker Falls In Hot Oil At Axle Plant Chester...
Worker Falls In Hot Oil At Axle Plant Chester Smith, 28, of 2725 S. 3d, an employe of the Shuler Axle Company, 2901 S. 2d, suffered burns on 90 per cent of his body when he fell into a tank of oil heated to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit Fahrenheit at 6:05 p.m. yesterday. He was taken to General Hospital by police. Smith was rescued from the tank by three other men, who, with Smith, had carried a piece of steel from a furnace to the oil tank in a heat-treating heat-treating heat-treating process. As they lowered the metal into the tanK Smith slipped and fell, according to Paul Rochner, timekeeper. timekeeper.

Clipped from The Courier-Journal12 Aug 1942, WedPage 13

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)12 Aug 1942, WedPage 13
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