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September 5, 1864. Blew up engine while racing with Chrysiopolis after leaving Rio Vista, going up into Steamboat Slough. Reports say 50 people were killed. "The explosion of the boilers of the Washoe took place at ten o'clock, at a point just above the Hog's Back, about ten miles above Rio Vista, on her up-trip on Monday night".
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