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