Twisted to Death

Line shaft technology may have revolutionized industry, but they posed a very real danger to the workers who toiled around them. In 1922, nine-year-old Frank Nead found that out in a tragic and horrific accident.




Met Tragic Death. The Courier, 4/25/1907

Boy of Nine Years is Fatally Injured. Stevens Point Journal, 3/8/1922

Halbert,Kelly. Artifact of the week: Line shaft. The Oskaloosa Herald

A Horrible Accident. The Weekly Argus News, 11/26/1898

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