Comments for: Gas blast rocked Bangor a century ago

Posted April 29, 2012, at 4:09 p.m.
Last modified April 28, 2013, at 2:41 p.m.

A huge explosion reverberated through downtown Bangor just after 3 p.m. on April 26, 1912, a century ago last week. A blast in an old brick reservoir under busy Mercantile Square left a crater 30 feet in diameter, unsealing a piece of the city’s infrastructure that most people had forgotten …

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