Fatal locomotive Explosion.
--On Monday afternoon last, at half past 12 o'clock, says the New Orleans Picayune
, the locomotive Mississippi
, of the Carrolton Railroad
, exploded at the depot in this city, just as it was switched off from a train just coming in. The engineer, named Martin Daughney
, was killed on the spot, and Adam
, the fireman, and another man, named Jacob, were dangerously wounded.
One of the pieces of the locomotive, weighing several hundred pounds, was thrown to a great distance, falling on a house on Bacchus street, inhabited by Mr. H. Lindo
, going through the roof and smashing everything in Mr. Lindo
's bedroom, just as a bombshell might have done.
The bell of the locomotive was found on Thalia street.