Her amazing photo of the horse silhouetted in the night by the inferno, the gathered crowd the next day, the clean-up and re-build stirred me to have a look and see what articles I could find from the time of that terrible incident.
This tragic bombing seems to have been a misguided action by supporters of the Iron Workers Union, the bomb going off hours earlier than planned when the building still had workers inside.
At the end of 1911 two brothers, James and John McNamara, were convicted of the murders caused by the bombing. James was sentenced to life, John to 15 years, and both were sent to San Quentin state prison. James died there in 1941.