The Final Report on the Tragedy at the Medina County Fairgrounds
The Medina's sheriff's office releases its final report on the Case 110 explosion at the Medina County Fairgrounds
A diagram from the Medina Sheriff's Office final report on the Case 110 explosion, detailing the progression of the crown sheet as it collapsed and then propelled itself in a downward fashion. The energy released from the explosion has been estimated at 330,000 foot-pounds.
New Versus Old Stay Bolt Comparison: This diagram from the final report shows the level of corrosion found on the staybolts and the crown sheet of the Case 110 as compared to their appearance when new.
This diagram shows the thinned crown sheet, reduced diameter staybolts, and how investigators theorize the crown sheet deformed and let loose from the staybolts.
Investigators constructed this diagram to illustrate how staybolt thread engagement in the crown sheet decreases as the crown sheet thins.