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Shocking Fatality at TrefFgarne…


Shocking Fatality at TrefFgarne Tunnel. George Taylor, 31, believed to be a native of Macceslield, Cheshire, was killed on Thursday last atTreffgarne tunnel, between Haverforwest and Fishguard, by the premature explosion of a dynamite cartridge in blasting. Taylor started work on the Great Western Railway's new line in March last year. He was laid up with a broken arm for a long time, then injured his ankle, and was given light jobs. He missed the first quarter on Thursday morning, as it was wet, and after a late breakfast at the huts close by went to work, and within five minutes his head and neck were blown from his body. It is conjectured that the charge had become too dry and touched some hard substance while being inserted. Taylor was surrounded by men who were working at a shot hole, but no one else was injured. This is the first fatal acci- dent on the new line to Goodwick, where hundreds of men have been working since Juno, 1904.


I iDeath of Mr F. W. Monk,…